Name of the ministry/Division/Organization:
Ministry of commerce, Bangladesh Tea Board
2. Extension of Small Holding Tea Cultivation in Northern Bangladesh.
Objectives of the project:
(a) To extend tea cultivation in 500 hectares of land (300 ha. in Panchagarh, 150 ha. in Thakurgaon, 25 ha. in Dinajpur & 25 ha. in Nilfamari) by organizing and motivating the farmers in the project areas.
(b) To extend technical assistance and financial support to the farmers who will participle in the proposed program.
(c) To disseminate new technology from time to time, if needed.
(d) To supply the planting materials (Fresh cuttings) & tea seedling of appropriate clone/ variety at the cheapest rate of the tea growers of that locality each year through established nursery.
(e) To train the small growers and the executives involved in implementation of the project.
(f) To improve the environment through tea plantation in 500 ha. area that is eco-friendly.
(g) To reduce the rate of poverty of the poor people living in the project area through creation of new jobs and other income generating activities.
(h) To provide demand driven support to the tea cultivators.
(a) Original : September’2015 - June’2020
(b) Revised : September’2015 - June’2021
Location of the project:
Panchagarh (Tetulia, Panchagarh sadar, Atowari, Boda, Debiganj), Thakurgaon (Thakurgaon sadar, Baliadangi, Pirganj, Ranisankail, Haripur), Dinajpur (Birgonj, Kaharul, Bochagonj), Nilfamari (Kishorgonj, Domar).
Source of Funding (with amount):
Bangladesh Tea Board will provide this fund from its own source which had been generated by Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) Revolving Fund, TK 497.60 Lakh.
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