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  project name ~ training-by-farmers-in-sunderbans-2010

category ~ Livelihood Generation

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

training-by-farmers-in-sunderbans-2010

  NGO

 

BTS (Baikunthapur Tharun Sangha)

  Category

 

Livelihood Generation

  District

 

South 24 Parganas

  State

 

West Bengal

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 818081

 

  Year Approved

 

2010

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Prahalad Rangan
Lakshmi Gorrepati
Tathagata Sengupta

 

Troy
College Park
Boston

 

  Caption

 

 

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  Summary

 

 

After Cyclone Aila in May 2009, Saathi Revathi has trained farmers in this region to revive agriculture using inexpensive organic methods. The last training was done to equip farmers to become trainers themselves. In this project, trainer farmers are training an average of 20 other farmers and meticulous data is being kept.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Please fill

 

  Goals

 

 

1) Being able to revive agriculture on salinated lands using inexpensive organic methods. 2) Restore some amount of self-reliance of small farmers on bio-inputs that do not have to be bought. 3) Taking the organic methods to a campaign level where after a certain momentum, it could sustain itself.

 
 

  


 
 
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