• Sustainable Artichoke & Cinnamon Cultivation and Development
  • Sustainable Artichoke & Cinnamon Cultivation and Development
  • Sustainable Artichoke & Cinnamon Cultivation and Development
  • Sustainable Artichoke & Cinnamon Cultivation and Development

    Contribution to improving the livelihoods of ethnic farmers in the North of Vietnam

    PERIOD:  2021-2022

    INTRODUCTION

    “Contribution to improving the livelihoods of ethnic farmers in the North of Vietnam” project is co-funded by Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Helvetas Germany; and implemented by Center for Rural Economy Development – CRED; in order to improve incomes of ethnic minority farmers in the two northern provinces – Lao Cai and Bac Kan – by promoting sustainably produced products.


    KEY PARTNERS  

    • People’s Committee of Sa Pa town, Lao Cai province
    • Traphaco SaPa Limited Company`
    • People’s Committee of Cho Don district, Bac Kan province
    • Truong Giang Spice Limited Company 

    OBJECTIVES

    • Increase in incomes for 250 farmers in Lao Cai and Bac Kan province by promoting sustainably produced products and building linkages with enterprises’ value chain.
    • Production capacities of farmer groups are developed to increase product quality and prices.

    APPROACH

    • Develop a fair value chain approach, which builds business linkages between farmers and enterprises.
    • Skill and knowledge development relating to the cultivation practices of artichoke and cinnamon complying with sustainable standards (UEBT), to improve product quality.
    • Promote People-Private Partnership to ensure stable incomes for farmers.
    • Facilitate the formation of farmer groups to strengthen social ties, produced natural ingredients.

    KEY EXPECTED RESULTS

    • Production capacities of 250 farmers cultivating artichoke and cinnamon in Lao Cai and Bac Kan are enhanced.
    • 2 sets of comprehensive training materials on artichoke and cinnamon cultivation according to UEBT standards are developed.
    • 30 lead farmers are trained to be ToT trainers, who are capable to deliver and circulate sustainable cultivation techniques among communities.
    • 5 farmer groups are formed with each group having 50 farmers. Lead farmers are trained in leadership and management skills to work with enterprises.
    • At least 5 procurement agreements are signed between farmer groups and enterprises, to sell high-quality materials at fair and stable prices.  

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