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  project name ~ Skill Development in Sustainable agricultural practices

category ~ Saathi

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Skill Development in Sustainable agricultural practices

  NGO

 

TamilNadu OrganicFarmers Movement

  Category

 

Saathi

  District

 

Nagapattinam

  State

 

Tamil Nadu

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 88300

 

  Year Approved

 

2009

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Bhargavi Srivatsan
Govind S

 

Portland
Milwaukee

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

Context: Majority of the farmers of coastal region are becoming more vulnerable year after year due to the increasing severe climatic changes.

TOFarm wishes to disseminate the innovative sustainable techniques that they successfully implemented in reclaiming tsunami affected fields of Nagapattinam, Sri Lanka and Indonesia, to a wider range of coastal farmers.

Skill Development Program overview
- Each program will be organised for 20 farmers and for two days.
- Five batches of 100 people will be trained in 10 days
- All the 100 trainees will receive farm registers, course completion certificates and a booklet on ecological paddy farming.
- Master farmers who represent ten farmer groups will receive supporting accessories (sample quantity traditional paddy & vegetable seeds, 5 plastic drums for bio inputs preparation, and one conoweeder

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

After the 2004 Tsunami, TOFarM engaged itself in reclaiming the saline lands resulting in a remarkable revival of cultivation in several coastal villages of Nagapattinam district within just six months after the Tsunami. For the last 5 years, TOFarM has worked with hundreds of farmers and landless labourers in reclaiming thousands of acres of land in various taluks of Nagapattinam district.

 

  Goals

 

 

Building the capacities of 100 farmers of Kadambaravazhai village of Aliyur in the coastal district of Nagapattinam for their sustained ecological and economic development

 
 

  


 
 
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