Sustainable Soil Management Program (SSMP)

HELVETAS Swiss Inter-cooperation and HuRENDEC started-on SSMP program in 2010. It covers 6 VDCs in Kalikot and focuses soil management through organic agro-framing. The project enhanced capacity of agriculture, forestry and environment committee at VDCs, user’s groups by providing training on panning, processing to increase agricultural production, urine collection, compost pit, farm yard manure, etc.

55 agricultural groups has accommodated 966 members from 6 VDCs are exclusively and 4830 people are benefitted from the project. As a result, soil quality is preserved and production has been increased. On the flip side, use of chemical fertilizer is gradually geared down. People are motivated to monthly saving and revolve among them.