BLACK PEPPER PROJECT
(In association with Peace Trees)
In summer of 2015, we partnered with Peace Trees to begin Black Pepper Farming Project in Con and Tram Villages. Both villages are located near Laotian border in Huong Hoa district and composed of rural, largely ethnic minority communities. Our goal with this project is to (I) Create opportunities for farming families to learn agriculture skills and techniques for pepper farming (II) Contribute positively to reduce poverty in their household over the long run (III) Create favorable enviroment for socio-economic development of the locality.
Support 30 households by providing startup material such as pepper seedlings, stakes, fertilizer to plant pepper.
Cooperate with PTVN, ODW and Quang Tri WU in management, monitoring and supervising project implementation.
Ensure project funds come to right beneficiaries and being used rightly and effectively.
Play a key role in providing training and technical support to farmers on agriculture issues, purchasing and selling practices (timing and prices).
At the end of each harvest buy the farmers' black pepper at market prices and provide them with a more stable income.
DAK NONG FARM PROJECT
(In assocation with IPM)
In partnership with a major US customer and IPM Institute, Pacific Basin Partnership has invested in an Organic demo farm in the central highlands of Vietnam. Our goal with this project is to (I) Create a center to educate, encourage & help farmers to adopt sustainable farming (II) Train farmers on various pest management techniques and provide resources required for sustainable farming. (III) Use IPM and agriculture experts knowlege to help farmers increase their organic yields.
Demo farm spread across 7.2 Ha. land with 300 m2 of nursery.
Conduct training sessions for farmers on Integerated Pest Management, Nutrition Management and Prevention & Treatment of plant diseases.
Invite local agriculture experts to organise seminars and advice farmers on probhibited and approved products to apply.
Conduct field survey and inspection of organic farms to ensure 100% compliance of all organic regulations.
Pacific Basin Partnership's success in spice trade would not have been possible without support from our farm producers. We strongly believe in equity and have committed ourselves to providing capacities in sourcing areas to improve the welfare of our suppliers communities. Our aim is to identify the needs and to provide direct assistance to ensure the benefits reach the communities.
We continue to provide assistance in the following key areas:
Education: Support children in growing areas through the distribution of books and school amenities.
Health & Medicine: Supplying medical instruments, equipment and medicines to local community clinics.
Financial Assistance: Support building various welfare projects, such as waste treatment, water treatment and others.
- Education & Economic Development – Black Pepper Project:
(In association with Peace Trees)
Our goal with this project is to I) Create favorable condition for local people at Tan Lap commune to learn science – technique to plant pepper, develop economic households. II) Contributing to implement the socio – economic development plan of the locality.
- Supporting 30 households at Tan Lap commune, Huong Hoa district to plant pepper by training planting technique, support pepper seedlings, stakes, fertilizer.
- Cooperates with PTVN, ODW and Quang Tri WU in managing, monitoring & supervising during the project implementation as well as operation, to make sure that the project funds come to the right beneficiaries, being used rightly and effectively to creates favorable conditions to project activities
- Play a key role in training and technical support on agriculture issues and purchasing and selling practices (timing and prices)
- At the end of each harvest buy the farmers' black pepper at market prices and provide them with a more stable income.