Agro-innovations
Agro-innovations
Project goal: To increase the potential of SMEs in agriculture at the regional level for sustainable economic growth and stimulate the greening of development processes, including improving the environmental performance of business entities (CO2 emissions). Promote the growth of investment in the "green" economy, create and develop environmentally friendly and waste-free production


Project tasks:
1. To organize a partnership for the implementation of the Project between the authorities, a non-profit organization, representatives of small business, initiative groups of the Cherikov district, to promote solutions at the local level that correspond to the image of Cherikov as an environmentally friendly territory, through the introduction of agro-innovations and the reduction of CO2 emissions.
2. To develop an agricultural portal as an information platform with a base of innovative projects in agriculture for small, medium and micro-farms, which will include calculation modules with an assessment of the environmental and economic efficiency of the implementation of agro-innovations and an online map of CO2 reduction indicators when introducing agro-innovative projects.
3. Carrying out the installation of autonomous SMART-mini poultry farms (on solar batteries) at 5 demonstration sites to show how, through the introduction of inexpensive agro-innovations, to achieve a systematic increase in the income of the population.
4. Involvement of the population as an interested agent in promoting the image of the Cherikovsky district as a territory friendly to the environment, through the creation of demonstration sites for the introduction of environmental agro-innovations (smart-mini poultry farm for peasant farms, private household plots and private farmsteads).
5. Dissemination of information on the results of the project among 21 districts of the Mogilev region. Involvement of representatives of SMEs in agriculture to introduce environmental innovations into their activities, using promotion tools (Internet, media, etc.).

Results:
1. A partnership was organized with the authorities, a housing and communal services enterprise, a non-profit organization, initiative citizens of Cherikov to introduce environmental innovative technologies in agriculture and help reduce CO2 emissions.
2. Created 5 demonstration sites with low-budget autonomous SMART-mini poultry farms (solar-powered) for 3 target audiences (representatives of the Ministry of Railways): peasant farms, agritourism entities and private households. Where 65% of women are the owners. With an annual reduction in CO2 emissions of 0.3 tons. As well as saving water consumption by 1000 liters per year for raising the bird population due to the automation of water supply (with an average number of birds in one farm 10 pcs).
3. An agricultural portal has was with a database of innovative projects in agriculture for small, medium and micro-farms, which will include calculation modules with an assessment of the environmental and economic efficiency of the implementation of agro-innovations and an online map of CO2 reduction indicators for the implementation of agro-innovative projects.
4. Training was conducted for 40 primary school students in Cherikov using alternative educational methods on the topic: "Cherikov is an environmentally friendly city." 2 educational events were held on the topic: "Ecology of regional development" for representatives of government authorities, agricultural enterprises, SMEs, which trained at least 40 people (in online and offline formats), including at least 50% of women.
5. At least 10 informational articles about the pilot initiative and dissemination of experience in introducing agro-innovations for personal farms and representatives of SMEs were posted to improve economic results and reduce CO2 emissions in agriculture (media, Internet portals, printed publications). At least 50,000 residents of the Mogilev region were informed about the results of the project.
6. At least 30 participants of the round table got acquainted with the results of the project on the introduction of agro-innovations for personal farms to representatives of SMEs with an increase in economic results and a reduction in CO2 emissions in agriculture.
8. Informing the population of the Cherikov district, at least 2000 residents, about reducing CO2 emissions through the introduction of environmental agro-innovations, which corresponds to the development strategy of the Mogilev region until 2035 and the achievement of SDGs # 5,7,8,9,11,12,17
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Innovative Development Center Information and Consultancy Establishment
Country:
Belarus
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 27,135.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 32,300.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 13,040.00
Project Number:
BLR/SGP/OP7/Y2/CORE/CC/21/06
Status:
Currently under execution

Grantee Contact

Elena Verbitskaya
Email: idc.enter@mail.ru
 

Address

Lukyanovicha, 10
Minsk , 220113

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Yuri Solovjev
Phone:
+375 17 2995506
Fax:
+375 17 2995506
Email:
Ms Elena Bondarenko
Phone:
+375 17 299 55 05
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Address

room 3, Avangardnaya st. 46,
Minsk, 220037