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31 Jan

Building Resilient Farming Systems – Role of Champion farmers in strengthening Horizontal Knowledge Transfer

Today, farmers, particularly smallholders, face many constraints and challenges in their farming issues. Climate change is one of the main drivers that is adversely affecting the crop production especially in Climate Hotspots.. To overcome the main challenges of climate change, enhancing the capacity of the smallholders to adopt Climate-smart technologies are crucial. The “Resilience” project is taking efforts to build the adaptive capacity of the men and women farmers through continuous capacity building to adapt to the changing climatic conditions coupled with market and other drivers.

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17 Nov

The Smart tech Farmers Producers Company Ltd bagged Apollo krishi Alert Award 2021 under Digital Services Category

The Smart Tech Farmers Producers Company Ltd,.Ganjam, Odisha received Apollo Krishi Alert Award 2021 for promoting digital technology on 13 November 2021.The award function was organised virtually by MANAGE,ICAR, NITI Aayog, APEDA with the support of ACE,TAFE,NEW HOLLAND,FMC,BAYER and APOLLO Tyres. Mr Rabindra Behera, facilitator received the award on behalf of the FPO.

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15 May

Mobile Based Helpline services in Enhancing the Uptake of Climate Smart Agriculture Technologies

It is clearly evident that climate change is seriously affecting the farming community and agriculture production in India. Small holders are the most vulnerable to changing climate and variability and facing both abiotic and biotic risks in production.

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