Sustainable Agriculture Development Campaign

by Universal Versatile Society

Summary

Due to climate change and frequent crop failure, farmer's in Vidarbha are passing through most awful situation. For sustainable agriculture in climate change scenario farmer need to take immediate action to alter the crop patterns, switch to organic farming, water harvesting, zero budget farming, etc. For motivating the farmers, we strongly believe continue assistance through Agri development campaign is the key.

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Challenge

Washim is one of the farmer's suicide prone district in Vidarbha. Yet farmer's are not aware of evil effects of climate change. Also basic farming practices most of the farmer's in area are not aware of. Few to quote are- lack of soil testing center, farmer's are unaware of government schemes and facilities, frequent draw-down of underground water table, distress to crop failure, etc.

Solution

1) This project will help the farmers to tackle with the present situation of farming in Vidarbha. 2) Provide the extension & other farming services like soil testing, plant protection service, seed processing, etc. 3) Arranging seminars, training events, campaigns on water harvesting, organic farming, government schemes, entrepreneurship development, etc. 4) Create gainful self-employment opportunities to unemployed agricultural graduates, agricultural diploma holders, etc.

Long-Term Impact

To prepare expertise manpower and resources in area to tackle agriculture issues in Vidarbha Targeting farmer's Suicidal rate should be null Under water table raised considerably Number of farmers switched to organic farming Employment generation through agri-business or agri product processing

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

https:/​/​www.uvsociety.org
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Organization Information

Universal Versatile Society

Location: Washim - India
Website: https:/​/​www.uvsociety.org
Project Leader:
Narayan Solanke
Washim, Maharashtra India

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