KSAP Project: “Voice and Choice”- RuralAdvisory Services in Kyrgyzstan

“Voice and Choice” – Rural Advisory Services in Kyrgyzstan, Learning from 20 Years of Development Cooperation, 2012 and Rural Advisory Services outcome assessment, 2011
30.10.2012
The Branch Office of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation in the Kyrgyz Republic and Swiss Cooperation Office in the Kyrgyz Republic offer you two reports about the Kyrgyz Swiss Agricultural Project (KSAP) that was funded by SDC and implemented by HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation in Kyrgyzstan from 1995 to 2010.

The first report is “Voice and Choice” – Rural Advisory Services in Kyrgyzstan, Learning from 20 Years of Development Cooperation. This report mainly focuses on lessons learnt, achievements and challenges, financial and institutional sustainability, and the introduction of an agricultural innovation system in the framework of the KSAP.

The second report is an outcome assessment of RAS, 2011, which focuses on an assessment of farmers’ production and their incomes, and reflects on the effectiveness of RAS, through data analysis, surveys and interviews of individual farmers, and on the approach and methodology used. It also describes a positive change in productivity and profitability of farmers, which constitutes the main outcome of the current research.