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Evaluation of Effectiveness of Crop Production Programme under Lachi Poverty Reduction Programme (Lprp) In Tehsil Lachi of District Kohat


Volume 23, Issue 1, May 2016, Pages 207–213

 Evaluation of Effectiveness of Crop Production Programme under Lachi Poverty Reduction Programme (Lprp) In Tehsil Lachi of District Kohat

Mehnaz Safdar, Khalid Nawab, Rahmatullah, Saqib Ullah, Muhammad Munir, and Nadia Bostan

Original language: English

Received 11 March 2016

Copyright © 2016 ISSR Journals. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract


Lachi Poverty Reduction Program aimed at developing and promoting a replicable model for rural poverty alleviation. It is a research and development project set off to improve the livelihoods of over100, 000 people in Lachi Tehsil of North West Frontier Province Kohat District. The project was initiated in April, 2000 with a proposed period of five years. LPRP has adopted multi- pronged strategy to ensure maximum return from crop production, animal husbandry and utilization of available natural resources. Based on this a study was designed to evaluate the effect of crop production program under LPRP, to evaluate the LPRP innovations regarding crop production, to study the application/adoption of these innovations by the farmers and to draw conclusions and recommendations for further improvement. The study was conducted in 09 representatives Union Councils of Tehsil Lachi, District Kohat. Interview schedule were designed in order to collect complete and correct information. The data was analyzed using computer program SPSS. It was observed that 45% of the respondents were in the age of 40-45 years and 23% were 30-40 years. Forty two percent of the respondents were illiterate, 25% were up to primary and 06% were above metric. Fifty nine percent of the respondents were having medium landholdings in the range of 12.5 acres. Twenty three percent were having less than 5 acres. Tenancy status of the farmers shows that 77% were owners of the land, 08% tenants and 15% were owner-cum-tenants. LPRP introduced different varieties of wheat, chickpea and groundnut. Daman-98, Tatara-96, KT-2000 and Uqab in wheat, KK-1 in chickpea and BARD-479 in groundnut were adopted by the people. The statement that the innovation of seed villages practically implemented was agreed by 60% of the respondents. Sixty three percent of the respondents were agreed that the schemes introduced by LPRP have given them more returns than the one they were doing. Forty five percent were agreed that these trainings were of practical application. Results of this study showed that LPRP has brought a positive change in the attitude of farmers in the project area.

Author Keywords: Evaluation, Effectiveness, Crop Production, Lachi Poverty Reduction Programme, District Kohat.


How to Cite this Article


Mehnaz Safdar, Khalid Nawab, Rahmatullah, Saqib Ullah, Muhammad Munir, and Nadia Bostan, “Evaluation of Effectiveness of Crop Production Programme under Lachi Poverty Reduction Programme (Lprp) In Tehsil Lachi of District Kohat,” International Journal of Innovation and Scientific Research, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 207–213, May 2016.