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Strengthening Millet, Sorghum, and Cowpea Value Chains (MISOCO) Niger


Titre : Strengthening Millet, Sorghum, and Cowpea Value Chains (MISOCO) Niger

Région /Pays : Niger

Zone d’intervention : •Tahoua, Niger •Dosso, Niger •Maradi, Niger

Dates : 10/01/2012 à 09/30/2015

Programme _* Project Goal : To increase the income of 15,000 farmers in 150 villages in the Regions of Dosso, Tahoua, and Maradi
* Project Objectives :
1. To strengthen the service provision capacity of Producer Organizations (PO).
2. To reduce postharvest losses of smallholder farmers through improved post harvest management
3. To improve marketing of agricultural goods of smallholder farmers in POs
* Activités
Create or support Producer Organizations (POs) Organize POs into unions and affiliate them with national unions/federations. Create or support and train 300 female SILC (Savings and Internal Lending Communities) groups Hold community meetings to facilitate women’s access to land Hermetic storage : Purdue Improved Cowpea Storage (PICS) Small Grants for Post-Harvest Storage (seeds and grains) Create linkages between farmers and vendors Value chain analysis (millet, sorghum, cowpea) Market Information System strengthening

Annonce par : Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Partenaires : Purdue University ; INRAN : Niger Agricultural Research Institute, Federation of Producer Unions : FUMA Gaskiya and FUPSN-SA’A

Financement : Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)
Budget : $864,333

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