Livelihood Support for Gajalia village Common Forest & Biodiversity Conservation Project
Implementing Entity : TOYMU
Location : Bodojiri Para, 305 no. Gajalia Mouza, Lama, Bandarban.
Duration : July’13 – June’15
Budget : BDT 20, 00,000
Objectives :
  • Strengthen the forest user group (FUG) of Gazalia VCF for effective management and conservation of VCF and for operation of a micro-credit system for the forest dependent community.
  • Increase access of poor forest dependent ethnic people to credit support for alternative income generation activities through establishment of community managed micro-credit and saving system.
  • Enhance awareness and compliance of forest-dependent community people for forest conservation and adopt alternative livelihood through extensive communication and social mobilization activities.
  • Increase capacity of 100 ethnic members from disadvantaged forest dependent families for successful adaptation of alternative livelihood in line with their traditional practice and way of living.
Progress/ Achievements (as of June 2014) :
  • Conducted inception workshop
  • Designed and prepared bill board to raise awareness
  • Provided training on ODM & RLF management trainings
  • Provided training on Livestock to the participants
  • Developed VCF management guideline
  • Constructed VCF Office
  • Major progress/achievements:

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Major IGAs offered

Fish Cultivation, Gardening, Vegetable Cultivation

Contact : Stiphan Tripura, Field Supervisor
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