ACTIVITIES

1. SYMPOSIUM ON TRANSITION STRATEGIES FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY SYSTEMS


Symposium Overview
Symposium Brochure


Background Paper
Tracks & Topics


2. ACTION RESEARCH ON SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL SYSTEM


Research Objectives:
  1. To implement the principles of sustainable agricultural system viz., (a) in-situ water conservation & moisture management, (b) improvement in soil health, (c) indigenous and genetically stable seed usage and yield (d) farm and agricultural diversity of crops, horticulture and livestock and (e) local ecology in both irrigated and rainfed agro-climatic-market conditions.

  2. To determine the cost, yield, net income, and social benefits in terms of water harvest, oxygen production from the farm.

  3. To determine optimal farm size & agricultural basket (crop–horticulture–livestock-agro forestry combinations) for a farmer family to meet its nutritional, health, educational and other basic requirements in both agro-climatic-market conditions.

  4. Develop a sustainable farming operational manual for both irrigated and rainfed agro-climatic market conditions that can used by farmers, youth and professionals who want to grow food for their families and their communities.

VIDEO ON: Principle1 of SAS - In-situ Water Conservation

3. NATIONAL ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION ON FPO & SAS


1. January 18, 2016 – Round Table Discussion on Farmer Producer Organization
Concept Note / Online Participants List / Face to Face Participant List / Synopsis
2. January 19, 2016 – Round Table Discussion on Sustainable Agriculture System
Concept Note / Online Participants List / Face to Face Participant List / Synopsis

NATIONAL ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION ON FPO & SAS 18TH-19TH JAN 2016



4. RESEARCH STUDIES


Research Study on ‘Ramification of Debt Waivers and the need to put in place a risk mitigation mechanism for making agriculture sustainable in Odisha’ held on July, 2015

5. CONVERGING PREVENTIVE COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE WITH CES - FPO


6. Management @ Grassroots (Training Manual for CES - FPOs)


7. Action Research on CES - FPO (To develop community based-paced-managed-owned enterprise system)


Symposium Overview

Symposium Brochure

Background Paper

Tracks & Topics