Supporting smallholder farmers to meet the challenges of climate change
Ways to help – with a donation of
CHF 1000 - Workshops for farmers
With CHF 1,000, we organise a complete training for the local farmers and show them how to manage their farms and cultivated areas sustainably and how they can continue to live well from the agricultural products in the future.
Such a workshop consists of the following elements and costs:
|Food||CHF 5||30||CHF 135|
|Transport Trainer||CHF 38||1||CHF 38|
|Transport farmer||CHF 15||30||CHF 402|
|Material||CHF 100||1||CHF 100|
|Rent||CHF 325||1||CHF 325|
CHF 10’000 - Construction of irrigation and retention
With CHF 10,000 you help a model farm to build a rainwater irrigation system including a catch basin.
Such a model system serves as a showcase for the farmers and shows them that such investments and expansions are worthwhile.
Such an irrigation system consists of the following elements and costs:
|Retention pond||CHF 2’000|
|Drip irrigation||CHF 8’000|
CHF 20’000 - Building of a biofabrica
With 20,000 CHF, the Acayma cooperative can build its own bio-fertiliser production plant, where the farmers can learn and have the opportunity to produce their own bio-fertilisers and sprays against the increasing fungal diseases.
Such a plant consists of the following elements and costs:
||Costs in CHF|
|Composting mixer||CHF 7’142|
|Wood chipper||CHF 4’857|
|Conveyor belt||CHF 2’000|
|Tractor shovel||CHF 1’143|
|Industrial mixer||CHF 1’429|
|Ph meter, Thermoment, Stamp moisture meter||CHF 571|
|Soil analyses||CHF 1’429|
|Development of a standard protocol for each biopreparation of the Biofabrica||CHF 1’429|