As part of the planning team, TerraVerde performed an economic evaluation and designed 9
governmental research stations, including conceptual design, station layout, research scope, trial
area and trial design. TerraVerde also defined human resource requirements, the manpower-training
approach, livestock feed production needs and water demand. The research stations will conduct
agricultural R&D and apply extension methods to train farmers and disseminate agricultural and
The research stations are invaluable in their contribution to local agricultural and rural development.
The stations will drive the introduction of new varieties and the application of technology for
training and extension, and serve as centers of excellence for farmer support.
Project investment: Approximately $8M for each station