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  project name ~ 2010_Support_AID_Hyderabad

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  Project Name

 

2010_Support_AID_Hyderabad

  NGO

 

AID India

  Category

 

Community Empowerment

  District

 

Hyderabad

  State

 

Andhra Pradesh

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 322000

 

  Year Approved

 

2010

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Arun Gopalan

 

College Park

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

The main motivation of the proposal is to establish a systematic base for the activities being carried out by AID Hyderabad, while continuing to strengthen the existing functional mechanisms.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

AIDís name has become much more visible and well-regarded in the public domain Ė particularly related to promotion of sustainable agriculture, Bt brinjal campaign, consumer outreach through Sahaja Aharam, and policy advocacy on agriculture issues like Seeds Bill, BRAI bill, Farmersí Income Commission, etc.

 

  Goals

 

 

Main goals of the project are (1) Awareness and Advocacy campaign on Bt Brinjal and GM crops (2) Sahaja Aharam consumer cooperative providing access to healthy, pesticide-free and organic food, and linking consumers to small farmers practicing sustainable agriculture (3) Education quality improvement program in government schools (4) Relief efforts and revival of agriculture in flood-affected areas of Kurnool district (5) Human rights campaign and relief efforts for adivasis in AP and Chattisgarh internally displaced due to the violent campaign by insurgents and State agencies (6) Care of destitute patients in govt. hospitals and their rehabilitation in charitable homes (7) Building alliances with farmer unions and organizations, highlighting agriculture issues in the media, interactions with government officials and political leaders. Policy advocacy on many important agriculture issues such as seeds, biotechnology, prices, credit and market support, promotion of small farmer sustainable agriculture.

 
 

  


 
 
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