Impact of Post-Harvest Training on Farmers in Lhuntse, Mongar, Trashigang and Trashiyangtse Dzongkhags
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Post-harvest training enhances capacity building of farmers and increases farmers’ income. It also helps in reducing post-harvest losses of vegetables. The post-harvest training was introduced by the Commercial Agriculture Resilience Livelihood Enhancement Program [CARLEP] in Wengkhar, under Mongar dzongkhag supported by the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD). Post-harvest training have been carried out, however, no impact assessment has been done on effectiveness of post-harvest training on building the capacity of the farmers and income generation. Thus, this study was conducted to assess the impact of post-harvest training on building the capacity of the farmers on post-harvest management and consequently the income generation. This study was carried out in Lhuntse, Mongar, Trashigang, and Trashiyangtse Dzongkhags.