Developing Climate Resilient Livelihood and Community Resource Institutions by Integrated Ecosystem Management Approach

Duration: 2013-2016

Status: Completed
Supported by
Tata Social Welfare Trust, Mumbai
Maharajganj in Uttar Pradesh and West Champaran in Bihar
Tag Words

Resilient Livelihood, Women Farmers, Climate Resilience, Small and Marginal Farmers

The project aimed to build a hands-on community-based climate resilient livelihood models with an ecosystem management approach in flood-prone areas of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar with a focus on small and marginal women farmers.

The overall approach adopted under the project was improvising and strengthening the ecosystem for the betterment of income and livelihood options and opportunities for small and marginal women farmers. The project initiated systems of climate and disaster resilient crops and livelihoods which can be replicated at the local level. Developing and capacitating community resource institution was the key approach adopted.

Following were the major impacts of the project:

  • -Reduced input cost in agriculture
  • -Increased climate adaptive agricultural practices
  • -Enhanced understanding of production and marketing systems among the farmers

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