Home Garden Service Contract Final Report
With financial support from Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), the Home Garden Programme (HGP) was implemented over the period of 16 years in four distinct phases by Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) in partnership with Bioversity International, NGO partners and networks, and the Department of Agriculture (DoA). The final Phase IV ended in 2018. SDC and LI-BIRD signed the HG Service Contract (Contract No. 81057361) on 31st October 2018. The main deliverable of the contract was ‘Documentation, Publication and Dissemination of Key Learning and Good Practices of Home Garden
The specific deliverables included the following:
1. Preparation of ‘HG animated audio-visual cartoon’ targeted to school children and parents to communicate the nutritional value of nutrition-sensitive agriculture such as HG products;
2. Documentation and publication of ‘HG change storybook’ targeted to local and provincial government representatives and political leaders, especially women political leaders, and development practitioners (especially front-line
agriculture extension workers) for scaling up HG approach; and
3. Dissemination of (1) and (2) above through appropriate platforms and media.