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Impact Assessment Of Kitchen Gardening Training Under Watershed Programme


  • Tabinda Qaiser

    () (Social Sciences Research Institute, National Agriculture Research Center, Islamabad- Pakistan.)

  • Hassnain Shah

    (Social Sciences Research Institute, National Agriculture Research Center, Islamabad-Pakistan)

  • Sajida Taj

    (Social Sciences Research Institute, National Agriculture Research Center, Islamabad-Pakistan)

  • Murad Ali

    (Social Sciences Research Institute, National Agriculture Research Center, Islamabad-Pakistan)


Kitchen Gardening Project is the revolutionary step to increase vegetables production as well as provision of cheap vegetables to the consumers. The main focus of the study was to assess the impact of kitchen gardening training given by Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) under watershed project in Arokas and Ghoragali. Capacity building of rural women in Kitchen Gardening was the focus and twenty trainees of kitchen gardening were selected randomly from each location to assess the impact of their livelihood. The study finding reveals that Kitchen gardening had increase environmental beauty and income of the growers to some extent in the targeted area. It was recommended that longer-term interventions required to support livelihoods with links to the market and to make strategies with communities to improve access to products and services.

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  • Tabinda Qaiser & Hassnain Shah & Sajida Taj & Murad Ali, 2013. "Impact Assessment Of Kitchen Gardening Training Under Watershed Programme," Journal of Social Sciences (COES&RJ-JSS), , vol. 2(2), pages 62-70, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:jso:coejss:v:2:y:2013:i:2:p:62-70

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    1. Davis, Kristin & Ekboir, Javier & Mekasha, Wendmsyamregne & Ochieng, Cosmas M.O. & Spielman, David J. & Zerfu, Elias, 2007. "Strengthening agricultural education and training in Sub-Saharan Africa from an innovation systems perspective: Case studies of Ethiopia and Mozambique," IFPRI discussion papers 736, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
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    Kitchen Gardening; Gender; livelihood; Training.;


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