RWDC signs agreement with seed production cooperatives for Cocoon
December 29, 2023: The Rural Women Development Center -RWDC (Gramin Mahila Utthan Kendra) has agreed with seed production cooperatives of wards no 1 and 9 in Ghorahi Sub Metropolis of Dang district install 1000 kg storage bag of Cocoon to store grains and seeds for the use of smallholder farmers.
The RWDC chair Aasmani Chaudhary signed the agreement papers with ward no 9 president Chetu Chaudhary and Bigeswari Seed Production Cooperative chair Mohan Chaudhary to bring into effect the setting up of the Cocoon storage system in the upcoming days under the 65% and 35% cost sharing concept.
Under this agreement, the RWDC under the RePLANT project will bear 65% of the cocoa cost, while the second party or Seed production cooperatives will bear 35% of the total cost which will come to around 113,000.
Similarly, the agreement for Cocoon has been signed between RWDC chair Aasmani Chaudhary, Seed Cooperative chair Kamal Bhandari, and Ward no 1 Rampur chairman Ram Mani Pandey.
The RePLANT project is funded by USAID/iDE and implemented by RWDC in Dang district.