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Enhancing tribal livelihoods in rainfed areas

Enhancing tribal livelihoods in rainfed areas

AKRSP (I)"s multi-pronged approach

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Published by Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (India) in Ahmedabad .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementShilpa Vasavada, C.P. Geevan, Apoorva Oza
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p.
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25253473M
LC Control Number2012323894

Diversify the livelihoods basket Typically, a farming household’s livelihoods depend on agriculture and allied activities, supplemented by some non-farm interventions. The farmers should try to diversify the livelihoods basket by engaging in income generating activities around non timber forest produce (NTFP), especially in tribal areas. Current status of rainfed agriculture Vast potential to increase crop yields in rainfed areas Improved water productivity is a key to unlock the potential of rainfed agriculture Water alone cannot do it Integrated watershed management is key for sustainable management of land and water resources and improved livelihoods.

The tribal communities practice a unique method of farming, known as the mixed cropping system in limited areas depending on monsoon rain. Seed material for sowing and the grains for consumption are preserved in traditional granaries in which the seeds remain viable until they are used next time. Kamal Kishore India has a rich heritage of rearing livestock and is home to number of indigenous breeds. The diversity of breeds itself is a risk mitigation characteristic. There is a temptation to move towards intensive production system based on exotic breeds which would increase the dependence on costly external inputs, thereby the costs as [ ].

  Under conditions of resource limitations in dry areas – particularly water – future increases in productivity and production for improving food security and ensuring environmental quality, need to come from enhancing the efficiency of resource-use – rather than using more inputs or increasing the food production by: 2. Improving livelihoods in rainfed areas through integrated watershed management: a development perspective --Watershed development as a growth engine for sustainable development of rainfed areas --Watershed development for rainfed areas: concept, principles, and approaches --Equity in watershed development: imperatives for property rights, resource allocation, and institutions --Policies and .


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Enhancing tribal livelihoods in rainfed areas Download PDF EPUB FB2

In rainfed areas. Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh announced a mega assistance plan of Rs 25, crores in to boost agricultural productivity. A National Rainfed Area Authority has also been set up to specifically look into the issues of enhancing rural livelihoods in rainfed areas.

The efforts of luminaries such as Shri P.R. Mishra of. It is a compilation of ongoing, successful strategies piloted and upscaled by a range of development agencies in different parts of the country.

The handbook is presented in four volumes under a common framework and focus on initiatives related to: participatory natural resource management; rural entrepreneurship development; use of information communication technology and institution. Seasonal migration has emerged as an important livelihood strategy for the tribal people living in rainfed areas.

For most households, the food produced on their land does not feed the family for. Agroforestry Opportunities for Enhancing Resilience to Climate Change in Rainfed Areas Citation: Rajeshwar Rao G, Prabhakar M, Venkatesh G, Srinivas I and Sammi Reddy K (Eds.).

Enhancing Rural Livelihoods by Enriching Practice and Influencing Policy. Working with the Project Implementing Agencies:The five “field labs” included Prakruti Foundation, Zalod, Sarvodaya Seva Sangh, Vankaner and DSC at Meghraj and Dhari. Enhancing Tribal Livelihoods In Rainfed Areas: AKRSP(I) Multi-Pr Irrigation Infrastructure In India: Review Of Achievements And C Ensuring Safe Drinking Water In Villages: Creation Of In-Village.

With the introduction of polyhouse, farmers are able to grow vegetables (brinjal, tomato, cabbage, cauliflower, capsicum, cucumber, etc.) throughout the year.

Annual earnings of farmers from growing off-season vegetables in the high tech and low cost polyhouse were Rs. Watershed Management for Drought Proofing M.A. Khan Mainstreaming the Margins: Water Control Strategies for Enhancing Tribal Livelihoods in Watersheds S.

Phansalkar and Shilp. A civil society consultation was held on “Regenerating natural resources and rural livelihoods in rainfed areas of India” by WASSAN at Hyderabad in December to discuss priorities for the twelfth five year plan.

The Planning Commission, Government of India has been steering the process of development in India by conceptualizing five year plans and had sought inputs from civil society.

Livelihoods research: some conceptual and methodological issues This paper offers a review of conceptual and methodological issues in the pursuit of livelihoods research, with particular reference to southern Africa.

Disparate and partly overlapping frameworks of investigation are outlined, with an emphasis on three key questions. First, how isMissing: rainfed. The nutritious Millets traditionally occupied substantial part of the diets and crop systems in tribal areas and in the dry rainfed areas of Andhra Pradesh.

Government's focus on promotion of rice in agriculture and in PDS has led to a shift away from millets. results. He also emphasized that fringe forest areas being the major livelihood of tribal communities of rainfed areas, need specific development approach.

He also indicated that GAC report has been made public at COP 14 which has also focused on dryland areas and water management. In Rainfed Areas 1 This document like tribal area, literacy, % working production and Livelihoods support Diversification and enhancing productivity in agriculture, horticulture and fisheries were achieved through improved water availability, dissemination and adoption of better.

Managing rainwater and soil moisture more effectively and using supplemental and small-scale irrigation in combination with increased use of organic and inorganic fertilizer, better access to markets, and increased security over land and water resources will be essential to improving the livelihoods of farmers in rainfed areas.

the capital of Tripura and mostly urbanized area among the other areas in Tripura. The central argument of this paper is to find out the present and early livelihood patterns of the migrated tribal peoples and the reasons behind that.

The vulnerable condition of the livelihood patterns in the rural areas forced them to migrate in the urban g: rainfed.

Livelihoods in rainfed areas depend on the window of rainfall during the monsoon. But due to the impact of climate change, rainfall is erratic and many areas need buffers to take them through dry spells.

The major challenge in tackling the water crisis in rainfed areas is protection, conservation and intelligent use of water resources.

TASAR Hand Book Rainfed agriculture has traditionally been the main livelihood activity for poor families in rural India, which is supplemented in varying degrees by dependence on forests, small livestock rearing, handicrafts, wages, and hunting and gathering.

especially tribal poor communities. Livelihood opportunities in Tasar Sericulture. The major thrust is enhancing agriculture productivity especially in rainfed areas focusing on integrated farming, soil health management, and synergizing resource conservation.

Besides, NMSA also a committed target to fulfil National and International commitments on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) &Intended Nationally Determined. Rainfed crops account for 48 per cent area under food crops and 68 per cent under non-food crops. One of the major challenges facing rainfed agriculture in India today is its sustainable development through conserving and enhancing the inherent capacity of its land and other natural resources to sustain it.

Rainfed agriculture accounts for more than 75% of the cropped area in the world. One-third of the developing world’s population lives in the less-favored rainfed regions [1]. In India, rainfed agriculture accounts for 60% of the cropped area, and is the food basket for.

Collectives for Integrated Livelihood Initiatives (CInI), and its partners while working for many years together in western region, developed an understanding that there are issues of food sufficiency of varying degrees, in tribal areas.area (Mha) Net sown area (Mha) Rainfed (Rainfed Ecosystems in India - A Perspective 9 State NSA % of TGA NIA % of NIA to NSA Cultivable Wastelands should receive attention in enhancing the area under cultivation instead of encroaching on more and more forest areas in.Santoshnagar, HyderabadAndhra Pradesh, India.

Tel:+ /, Telefax:+ SOIL HEALTH IMPROVEMENT IN BACKWARD AND TRIBAL DISTRICTS OF ANDHRA.