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21 Apr

Farmer Producer Organizations to improve value chains and smallholder adaptation to climate change

Farming communities in Ganjam district of Odisha state have been facing climate risks from variations in rainfall pattern, high temperature and increasing high intensity tropical cyclones. The impacts of such climate risks compounded by the pre-existing vulnerabilities make farming unstable and unviable among smallholders. Eighty percent of the people in the district depend primarily on agriculture and 88% of the farmers are smallholders. Paddy, maize, finger millet, grain legumes, sesame, groundnut and vegetables are the important crops grown in the area.

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15 Apr

Integrated Farming systems - Potential Climate Resilient Pathway for Small holders in climate risk prone regions in Assam

Building the capacity of men and women farmers on Integrated Farming System (IFS) and promoting its adoption is one of the climate resilient pathways in the RESILIENCE project. In the conventional farming, mono cropping of paddy and vegetables are largely cultivated without much integration to other allied enterprises. Hence farmers have been facing the risk in production due to the increasing climate risks, seasonal flooding and droughts.

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18 Mar

Sharing of RESILIENCE Project Learning's with policy makers and farmers at an agricultural exhibition

Odisha University of Agriculture Technology (OUAT), Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) and M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) have shared the hands-on experiences on building the resilience capacity of men and women farmers in the District level Krushi Odisha Agriculture Exhibition at Ganjam District. The programme was organised by the Department of agriculture, Govt. of Odisha, organised for four days from 15th to 19th March 2021.

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18 Jan

RESILIENCE putting emphasis on a combination of nature based and technology based solutions to improve sustainabiltiy and efficency

The key would be to increase both sustainability and resilience against future climate stresses and extremes through the technological and nature based solutions.

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This project is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway/ the Norwegian Embassy, New Delhi