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Annex 2.3 TAN Creation of Village Cluster-based Enterprises – Manipur, India

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Annex 2.3 TAN Creation of Village Cluster-based Enterprises – Manipur, India

Publisher:

INBAR

Year:

2008

Pages:

10

Keywords:

development, sustainable development, enterprise,

The overall goal of INBAR’s Tamenglong ARS programme in Manipur, India is to develop village cluster-based enterprises that utilise local bamboo and rattan resources for livelihood development. The specific objectives of the programme are to a) develop pro-poor bamboo and rattan processing and production technology, b) create community institutional systems to manage and protect local bamboo and rattan resources, c) provide target communities with capacity building in resource base management, as well as processing and production techniques, d) establish linkages between target group producers and local, regional, national, and export markets and e) Conduct advocacy and fundraising work to attract public and private sector involvement and investment in the local bamboo and rattan sectors.

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