C&A Foundation is looking for an organisation to develop a case study to document the lessons learned from the Drip Pool Programme for Cotton in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat, India. Completed proposals must be submitted to email@example.com by 05.30 PM, Thursday, 23 December 2016.
Note that C&A Foundation has extended the deadline from 15 December to 23 December.
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About the Drip Pool Programme for Cotton
C&A Foundation, through its partner CottonConnect, funded Aga Khan Rural Support Programme India (AKRSPI) – an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN)- to manage a revolving loan fund in the state of Gujarat. The fund provides interest free loans as gap funding to cotton farmers, who can't take advantage of the existing government subsidy. The loan covers 40% of the cost of the drip irrigation unit. The balance 40% of the cost is funded through Gujarat Green Revolution Company Limited (GGRC) and the remaining 20% is borne by the farmers themselves. The total capital requirement for installation of drip in one acre of land is about INR 50,000 (686 Euros). The loan from the revolving fund is provided for a maximum land area of 2 acres.
For full details, and submission format please refer to the full call for proposals.