Enhancing Sustainable Agriculture and Livestock Livelihood Practices in the Communities

Project Overview

Project Type: PDP State Program
Funds awarded in 2023: $90,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2025
Grant Recipient: College of Micronesia Land Grant Programmmm
Region: Western
State: Marshall Islands
State Coordinators:
Engly Ioanis
College of Micronesia Land Grant Programmmm
Jemkar Jemkar
College of the Marshall Islands/ CRE Land Grant
Sasha Kyota
Palau Community College- Cooperative Research and Extension


  • Animals: poultry
  • Animal Products: eggs, meat
  • Miscellaneous: copra meal/cake


  • Animal Production: animal protection and health, feed/forage, feed formulation, free-range, housing
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension
  • Soil Management: composting
  • Sustainable Communities: quality of life

    Proposal abstract:

    Project will increase skill and knowledge of both extension agents, farmers and community groups though training, workshop, sites visits. 8 demonstration sites/plots established as model for the communities to copy and implements more in the communities. Sourcing of materials and supplies will be initiated within the communities to ensure the supplies and materials are available local to ensure sustainability. Most innovative and suitable practices will adopted in the field.

    Project objectives from proposal:

    1. Increase skills and knowledge of Extension Agents

    2. Improve and enhance sustainable farming practices in the communities

    3. Increase utilization of fresh, healthier food in the community

    4. Decrease incidences of dietetic and obesity cases

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.