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  project name ~ training-by-farmers-in-sunderbans-2012

category ~ Livelihood Generation

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

training-by-farmers-in-sunderbans-2012

  NGO

 

BTS (Baikunthapur Tharun Sangha)Mukti

  Category

 

Livelihood Generation

  District

 

South 24 Pargans

  State

 

West Bengal

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 0

 

  Year Approved

 

2012

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Somnath Mukherji

 

Boston

 

  Caption

 

 

-Sustainably and organically growing paddy field

 

  Summary

 

 

AID started working with the farmers in Sunderbans after Cyclone Aila in 2009. Revathi trained farmers in methods of sustainable organic agriculture. Over the years, farmers have become trainers and are training others in their villages.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

1) AID had started working with 25 farmers in 2009. Today there are 3000 farmers as part of the sustainable agri movement. 2) Women have taken a leading role in spreading sustainable organic methods. 3) It has created a buzz in the region and more and more people are wanting to take up these practices

 

  Goals

 

 

To facilitate the taking up of sustainable agriculture by the farmers of Sunderbnans.

 
 

  


 
 
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