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Research Report on Market Prospect for Processed Meat_Black Bengal Goat

Tender Schedule & Documents-AVCBP II-Festoon

Profile March 2017

Annual Report 2014-2015

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Microfinance and Women Empowerment: Measuring the Access and Control over Loan Use and Resources

Great Story for Golden Talent Award 2014_WF



Food Security, Agriculture and Value Chain Development Program

Food Security 2012 Bangladesh �UJJIBITO Project
The aim of the project is sustainable reduction of hunger and poverty in Bangladesh. The specific objective is to sustainably eradicate extreme poverty of 3.25 lakh ultra poor female headed and vulnerable households of respective working areas. To achieve the goal the project is intended to promote food security, increase purchasing power except food, increase assets and develop social status by facilitating these ultra poor households. WAVE implements the project in13Upazills of Chuadanga, Kushtia, Meherpur, Jhenaidah & Magura districts respectively. European Union & PKSF support this project.

Development and Scale-up of Spices
The use of species in our daily dishes for making it delicious has been a common phenomenon all over the world. It�s medicinal and nutritional importance have been recognized and celebrated since the ancient time. Apart from sheer appreciation and recognition of Spices among our lickerish population, no considerable initiative for Spices cultivation has been taken even though being wholly dependent on costly importing. If Species Cultivation is taken seriously like other crop cultivation, comparatively it could be a highly profitable sector. Meherpur is celebrated as Seed Production Zone in Bangladesh. WAVE has regarded all these prospects and importance of Spice cultivation and has undertaken a Species Cultivation Zone in Meherpur in 2012. Specialized Spice Nursery is dedicated to researching, knowledge development and supply of quality Saplings and Seeds. Spice cultivation at farmer level is aimed at diversifying and increasing Spices production. Currently 307 farmers are cultivating spices in more than 600 acres of land in Meherpur district.

Genetic Conservation, Increasing Productivity and Up-scaling of Black Bengal Goat Rearing
The project aims to contribute in national economy by creating employment and generating income through producing quality Black Bengal goat and preserving the gene. Objectives of the project are to engage the poor people in Black Bengal Goat Rearing, supply of quality buck & doe at beneficiary level to preserve the gene of Black Bengal Breed, creation of employment skill in commercial goat rearing and establish a profitable project of goat rearing at rural and farm level. WAVE implements the project in Damurhuda Upazila in Chuadanga district.

Income Generation and Employment Creation for Entrepreneurs through Black Bengal Goat-BBG Rearing
The project is implemented under the �Promoting Agricultural Commercialization and Enterprises (PACE) Project� of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF). PACE covers three complementary components- financial services for micro-entrepreneurs, value chain development and technology & product adaptation and aims to enhance livelihoods (higher income from self employment, business profit and wage employment and food security) of the moderate and extreme poor project participants (men and women) in a sustainable manner. The project implemented by WAVE follows the strategy of combining financial & non-financial services and transfer technology to the micro-entrepreneurs involved in Black Bengal Goat-BBG rearing and BBG value chain development. It aims to establish the project area as a model cluster of BBG rearing through improving management of goat rearing, increasing goat production and innovative Rolex Sky-Dweller copy watches sales, enhancing income through self and wage-based employment creation. It is implemented in Meherpur Sadar, Mujibnagar and Gangni Upazila of Meherpur district.


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