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  project name ~ Seed Conservation Project Phase II

category ~ Rural Development and Environment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Seed Conservation Project Phase II

  NGO

 

DRCSC

  Category

 

Rural Development and Environment

  District

 

South and North 24 Parganas, Howrah and Jalpaiguri

  State

 

West Bengal

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 360000

 

  Year Approved

 

2011

 

 
 
 
 
 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Sriram Sunnam
Phani Mylavarapu
Somnath Mukherji
Rajasekhar Jammalamadaka

 

Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge
College Park
College Park

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

Phase 1: http://www.aidprojects.org/projects-view.asp?login=&id=959&ssort=ASC&myprj=0&all=0&stxt=seed&sgrp=3&pg=1#

IN phase 2: Existing seed banks are planned to be strengthened to distribute more seeds across their reach. 2 more smaller seed banks to be developed (based on requests from the ground)

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

* 4 seed banks established and a lot of diverse vegetables seeds procured * rarer varieties of crops have been propagated for distribution in phase 2

 

  Goals

 

 

* Strengthening the reach of the existing seed banks * identified and testing saline resistant varieties of crops in the demo plots * encouraging farmers to grow their own vegetables

 
 

  


 
 
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