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POVERTY REDUCTION THROUGH SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE IN SOUTHERN INDIA - A DFID FUNDED PROJECT
CREATING LIVELIHOODS THROUGH ORGANIC FARMING
Agriculture is the supporting structure of the Indian economy; however, the growth in the agriculture sector has been slow. The government of India, through the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), has initiated several welfare measures – increasing agricultural credit, technology transfer, strengthening agricultural extension, supporting and popularizing new and appropriate technologies, improving market access and linkages - to accelerate the growth in this sector.
TANWABE SHG VERMICOMPOSTING UNIT AT ALLIVILAGAM
The contribution of women to rural economy has often not only been neglected but under-estimated as well. They are, even today, seen only as ‘care takers' and ‘home makers'. As a consequence they have less access to productive resources and opportunities – land, education, financial services, technology, and rural employment. In spite of this gender bias, the contribution of women to household income has been changing over the years in the rural areas.
HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR PROJECT ON SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS THROUGH ORGANIC FARMING IN TAMIL NADU
Our Centre implemented this project in Tamil Nadu with support from Jamsetji Tata Trust, Mumbai. The project activities were implemented in Kancheepuram, Ramanathapuram, Dindigul and Nagapattinam districts. Some of the highlights of this project.
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