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.