The project aims to adopt sustainable agro-ecological farming practices and to develop the youth as social and environmental service providers for agricultural and related inputs. It tries to adopt sustainable agro-ecological farming systems by interlinking the agricultural subsystems.
The study tried to understand the impacts of shifting cultivation in the central Indian states of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. It maps the changing trend in shifting cultivation in study areas and examines the impact of attempts to replace shifting cultivation with sedentary agriculture.
This project identifies core focus areas for demonstrating environmental benefits of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) works. The focus areas include water conservation, improvement of vegetation and soil.
SPWD is involved in Mahila Kisan Shashaktikaran Pariyojna (MKSP), a program launched by the Government of India as a sub-component of National Rural Livelihoods Mission in four districts of Jharkhand — Ranchi, Latehar, Simdega and Palamau.
Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development (SPWD), a national NGO has been playing a catalytic role in reversing the process of degradation of land and other related natural resources in partnership with grassroots NGOs and the community institutions. SPWD’s mission is “to prevent, arrest and reverse the degradation of life support systems, particularly land and water, so as to expand livelihood opportunities in a sustainable and equitable manner through people’s participation”. SPWD’s focus is on obtaining knowledge from the grassroots level and influencing the larger systems, policies, and programs of the government as well as other concerned agencies.
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