Project Details

Sustainable agricultural development through value addition and linking tribal farmers to markets in Adilabad district of Telangana - transitioning tribal farmers from traditional to modern agriculture

Duration: 01/Jun/2016 - 31/May/2017

Locations: Asia / India / Telangana

Project contact: Dr Kiran K Sharma (K.SHARMA@CGIAR.ORG)

Donor: Government department -national- state or local

CGIAR Research Program: Grain Legumes,Dryland Systems

Establishment of value addition centers for primary processing and providing market linkages would be an effective intervention. The agriculture and farming systems that the smallholder farmers practice are largely traditional that use local indigenous seeds passed on for generations which produce lower yields, thereby resulting in a not-so-profitable agricultural outcome.

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