Project: Efficiency in Farming and Energy Consumption: Promotion of climate-smart innovations in rural areas of Central Tajikistan.
DURATION: January 2017 – March 2020
TARGET AREA: Baljuvon, Danghara, Farkhor, Norak and Romit valley.
The project contributes to the protection of forests, water and soil as a natural resource for the rural population of Tajikistan. Simultaneously it builds the resilience of the rural population, with regards to the impacts of global climate change.
Ø 2865 participants of trainings increased awareness on Energy Efficiency (EE) technologies,
Ø 96 masters were trained out of which 35 are producing different EE technologies
Ø 110 field promoters were trained out of which 27 actively promoting and installing EE technologies,
Ø 2248 households reduce their fuel demand with the use of EE technologies,
Ø 143 social infrastructures conducted simple insulation measures and installed double glass windows to reduce their fuel demand,
Ø 248 household benefitting from 5 Micro Hydro Power Plants with a capacity of 20 to 45 kW,
Ø 20 entrepreneurs and masters use energy from photovoltaic system,
Ø 23 dehkan farms use different resource preserving cultivation techniques,
Ø 6 solar pump installed for the purpose of irrigation,
Ø 10 drip irrigation system were installed for efficiency use of water,
Ø 47 ha abandoned land were irrigated in Danghara, Baljuvon, Farkhor and Norak districts,
Ø 633 decision makers of dehkan farms and agricultural departments participated in exchange visit and are familiar with innovative cultivation techniques,
Ø 150 farmers replicated project innovative cultivation techniques,
Ø 13 Farmer Field Schools (FFS) established with a total member of 175 farmers,
Ø 3 green house established with drip irrigation system for purpose of growing vegetables,
Ø 10 Joint Forest Management (JFM) groups established with 74 member,
Ø 144 forest department staff and JFM groups members trained on climate change and forest protection,
Ø 220 ha forest area under the protection and rehabilitation measures,
Ø 4 forest state department supported with the basic tools and equipment,
Ø 46,000 seedlings planted for gardening and reforestation,