Sustainable agriculture in Odisha and Jharkhand

We improve the incomes and food safety of small-scale farmers in rainfed agricultural zones.

Increase in the incomes and food safety of small-scale farmers by promoting sustainable rainfed agriculture in the states of Odisha and Jharkhand, India

Social and Economic Development Programme 2012

  • GOALS

    • Support small-scale farmers in adapting to climactic changes in rainfed agricultural zones to improve their incomes and living conditions.

    • Improve food safety and sovereignty by empowering small-scale farmers economically.

  • HOW WE HELP

    • We train and share experiences: sustainable agricultural techniques (intensifying rice, restoring the cultivation of millet, setting up family allotments, improving fertiliser and choosing the right seeds and their storage).

    • We support the establishment of composting units, infection and pest management, irrigation management and marketing.

    • We set up seed banks.

    • We organise an agricultural development fund and organise farmers at the level of village and group.

  • NGDO

  • LOCAL PARTNERS

    • ActionAid India

    • Centre For Integrated Rural and Tribal Development

    • Vikas Sahyog Kendra

  • WHO IT'S FOR

    2,000 small-scale farmers and their families suffering from marginalisation due to their caste or tribe 

  • DURATION

    36 months since August 2012.