Replicating Innovative climate-smart agroecological good practices across the Kong Traditional area of Ghana
Replicating Innovative climate-smart agroecological good practices across the Kong Traditional area of Ghana
This project seeks to mobilize young organic climate-smart innovative farmers into networks as smallholder investors, to support a transition to boost agroecology, strengthens local institutions for self-determination, facilitates a higher level of aggregation and diversify agricultural production and marketing of organic products; b) develop the capacities of these farmers as farmer-entrepreneurs to learn cultivation and propagation practices for alternative crops, integrated local business people to incorporate in small ruminant production for the animal; c) upscale the establishment of Rural Support to Service Centres to serve as increased farmers access to services that support small scale business to improve access to organic fertilizers, seeds, technical advice, renewable energy, storage, microcredit, insurance; and d) facilitate access to technologies and transformational processes, through communications and access to information technologies; and increased access to knowledge that will promote integrated research development and share learning through exchange field visits, SMS, and other Apps especially in the era of covid-19 (Global Pandemic
 

Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Jaksally Development Organization
Country:
Ghana
Area Of Work:
Land Degradation
Operational Phase:
OP7 - Y1 (Jul 20-Jun 21)
Grant Amount:
US$ 23,600.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 10,000.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 18,000.00
Project Number:
GHA/SGP/OP7/Y1/CORE/LD/2021/07
Start Date:
4/2021
End Date:
3/2023
Status:
Currently under execution
Project Characteristics and Results
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
A range of species, including the signature species dawadawa, shea, baobab, mahogany, rosewood, cashew, mangoes, etc will provide improved soil fertility, fodder, wood and fuel, and a variety of fruits and foods, thereby diversifying farmers’ incomes and providing alternatives to famine in case of drought.
Significant Participation of Indigenous Peoples
All the beneficiaries are local people
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Indicators
Empowerment
Number of CBOs / NGOs participated / involved in SGP project 3
Empowerment
Number of CBOs / NGOs formed or registered through the SGP project 2
Biophysical
Hectares of degraded land rest 100
Biophysical
Hectares of land sustainably managed by project 65
Biophysical
Number of innovations or new technologies developed / applied 2
Livehood
Number of households who have benefited* from SGP project 100

Grantee Contact

Mr. Jeremiah Seidu
Phone: +233277 333 480
Email: jereseidu@gmail.com
 

Address

Bole Kumasi, Bosec road Junction, Behind the Post Office
Bole , Savanna ,
 

Website

http://www.jaksally.org

SGP Country office contact

Dr. George Buabin Ortsin
Phone:
233-242-977980
Email:
Ms. Lois Sarpong
Phone:
+233 505740909
Email:

Address

UNDP, Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme P.O. Box 1423
Accra, Greater Accra, 233-302