Status: Ongoing since 2013
Number of beneficiaries to date: 418
This project works with small and medium sized commercial piggeries to improve overall incomes through higher productivity and access to reliable markets. The project has several components including:
- Investors seminar that exposes beneficiaries to economics of pig farming including investment cost, production variables, marketing and value addition
- An in-depth short course on the technical and production issues in the pig rearing from breeding to slaughter.
- A package of business support services including advice on construction and installation of the farm, staff hiring and training, stocking, supply of specialized inputs, Vet services, marketing etc.