Market Feasibility Study for Potential SHG Clusters identified under UFRMP

Market Feasibility Study for Potential SHG Clusters identified under UFRMP

Project Name: Uttarakhand Forest Resource Management Project funded by JICA

Project Location: Uttarakhand

Objective:

  1. Identification & mapping of cluster level activities (NTFPs & Non NTFPs) across 13 divisions of Uttarakhand Forest Division.
  2. Value chain development of selected products
  3. Identify the capacity building needs of cluster/communities.
  4. Identify the Institutional mechanism to manage the cluster.

Activities Performed:

  1. Multi stakeholder discussions at 13 forest division.
  2. 100 FGDs with farmers and members of Van Panchayat & SHG group
  3. Interviews with traders & processors.
  4. Primary and secondary data analysis to identify existing institutions.
  5. Multi Stakeholder Consultation- Presentation of report
  6. Identified 16 products for Value Chain Study.
  7. Conducted detailed value chain study for 16 products (Farm, Offfarm and Non Farm)
  8. Recommended strategy for cluster development and implementation of livelihood activities