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Support to vulnerable farming householders to restore agriculture production in the Kyrgyz Republic
Support to vulnerable farming householders to protect their livelihoods and restore agriculture production
Naryn, Talas, Jalalabad, Issyk-Kul and Batken oblasts
To protect livelihoods and to enhance food security of the most vulnerable households through the provision of immediate time-critical assistance by protecting their key economic assets and increasing fodder and crop production.
The Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and non-governmental organizations.
17 400 households.
- Distributed the following seeds to small holder farmers: 35 tonnes of maize seed to 10 000 households; 90 tonnes of barley seed to 2 000 households; 11 800 kg of kidney bean seeds to 2 360 households; and 1.5 tonnes of vegetable seeds to 3 000 households.
- Provided crop fertilizers to all households that had received seed inputs.
- Provided 2 400 litres of veterinary medicines to 12 000 livestock holding households.
- Provided training in forage and vegetable production, winter barley production, kidney bean production and veterinary skills to 3 089 households.
- The seeds and fertilizers distributed under the project resulted in almost 22 tonnes of crop production, valued at USD 4.6 million.
- Reduced the prevalence of parasites among 24 000 heads of cattle across 17 districts.
- Improved knowledge of and techniques available to farmers and livestock holders in the projects areas.