Project: Integrated Alternative Livelihoods Program – Phase II (IALP- K)
Location: Kandahar, Afghanistan
Client: Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Value: CAN$ 2,064,879
Duration: 9 months
In partnership with CIDA, CADG’s objective during this phase of the project is to address food security and sustainable livelihood issues in the region’s licit agricultural economy.
Our successes include:
- Providing farmer technical training in collaboration with CIDA, MAIL and Kandahar University.
- Providing dealer training on methodology and techniques for pest control to 12 beneficiaries.
- Conducting 33 workshops in 4 districts involving 800 participants on pest control techniques.
- The introduction of new technologies including pest management, deep irrigation, drying houses, trellising and greenhouse.
- The establishment of an Action Research Center at Tarnak Farms.
The program also made horticultural improvements and introduced farmers to alternative crops options and was well received.