Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group

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Flood resilient livelihood system with special focus on women farmers

 

Duration: 2012 – 2016

Location: Maharajganj, Sant Kabir Nagar and Kushinagar districts of UP.

Supported By: Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS), New Delhi

Description:

The project addresses the various issues that hinder the inclusion and mainstreaming of small and marginal woman farmers largely belonging to SC and Muslim communities by:

 

  • Developing women farmer-led sustainable livelihood system in the context of flood and climate resilience
  • Influencing the MGNREGA scheme so that climate change resilience practices are adopted and promoted through the scheme which will lead to livelihood generation as well as sustainable development

 

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