With increasing number of farmers taking up mushroom cultivation, the demand for spawn has also increased immensely. NMC and the spawn units under various ARDCs find it very difficult to fulfill spawn demand. It is therefore time to bring in private spawn makers to fill the gap, and this will feature as a regular activity. One such activity has been just completed.
To enhance productivity through commercialization and attain greater self-sufficiency in RNR products during 12th FYP, the cost sharing mechanism shall therefore provide clarity on the type, proportion and governance modalities for incentives to be provided for production, post-harvest, processing and marketing of RNR products.
The document is available here, click for download: Cost Sharing Mechanism_April 2019
Ringphu & Gangrithang villages under Jurmey geog, Mongar Dzongkhag
is located within the altitude range of 500-2000 masl and falls under warm temperate region with an average annual rainfall of 600-800 mm which makes it potential for surplus production of maize and potato crops in the region
However, one of the major issues recurring annually is the crop loss and damage due to wild animals like deer, wild boar, monkeys and other wild vertebrates that necessitates introduction of electric fencing technologies which is so far proven to be one of the effective solutions. Read more
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