Presentation on theme: "Wel Come School Agriculture Program Presented by Tshering Tobgye 11 th Feb 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Wel Come School Agriculture Program Presented by Tshering Tobgye 11 th Feb 2012
Brief history of SAP Vision of SAP Mission Mandates Role of SAP
Coverage of SAP Major SAP Activities Challenges of SAP Management of SAP fund
1980: SAP Started, OXFAM assistance. 1982: Full time SAP Coordinator deputed from MoA to MoE. 1983:Policies and strategies developed. 1984:Started a short course for School Ag Teachers at Agri. center, Khangma.. 2000: 6 schools piloted under SAP/RGoB 2003:Separate section for SAP was created both in the MOA and MOE. 2003:Ag Lecturer instituted in NIE, Paro.
““Educated Youth take up Farming as a viable means of livelihood”
“Provide holistic agricultural education to school children to enhance awareness on the role of the RNR sector with regards to food self sufficiency, food nutrition, future employment and economic opportunities in a sustainable manner”
TTo Impart basic knowledge and skills on agricultural sciences and associated technologies HHelps to produce fresh vegetables and livestock products to supplement the school children's diet. TTo demonstrate that farming is a viable enterprise and to generate some revenues to support SAP.
TTo Create awareness about the self-employment opportunities in the RNR sector TTo help link local communities to their schools by disseminating/demonstrating new agriculture Technologies eexchanging products, seeds ssometimes contributes labour to poor community
IInitiated in July 2000 with 6 pilot schools. IIn the 9 th FYP – 137 schools supported by SAP TTarget in the 10 th FYP- 200 schools CCurrent coverage of SAP: Approximately 176 schools out of the 541 schools in the country including two Colleges
LLimited technical knowledge of Focal Agriculture Teachers. LLimited time for engaging student in SAP (learning) LLimitation of Agriculture Land schools. LLack of facilities for post harvest technologies. TTransfer of Trained Focal Agriculture Teachers.(FAT)
a. Natural pesticides preparation Soap spray preparation Garlic/chilli/ginger preparation b. Organic manure Preparation of panchgaviya- it is a term use to describe five major substances obtained from cow. cow dung, cow urine, cow curd, cow milk, cow ghee.
550% of net profit should be given to the school for students welfare 550 % should be deposited in SAP account. IInvestment and purchase can be done only after an accumulation of over Nu. 50,000/-. PPurchase and investment to SAP/RNR related activities from SAP fund.