Region: South Asia
Value: USD 15K
Start Date: 2013-04-22
End Date: 2013-08-31
The objective of the USAID Firms Project is to collect baseline information from the prospective 189 peach growers that will serve as a basis of comparison with end-line data as well as help the project team in designed and implementation. The specific objective of the survey is:
The purpose of this assignment is to establish baselines of the newly identified peach growers to assess farm management, production, and marketing practices with an additional focus on access to credit services/facilities, technical advice and training facilities, input supplies, market information, and market linkages.
The services provided by the firm included research tools refinement, training of field enumerators and supervisors, data collection from 189 peach growers located in district Swat, data editing, and coding, data analysis and report development. Data editing was done by professional researchers and data was entered in Census Survey Program (CSPro). After data entry frequency tables were generated for cleaning. Data analysis was done using a statistical package (SPSS). The whole exercise was done in close coordination with the client.