Duration: 01/Mar/2014 - 28/Feb/2019
Locations: Asia / India / Karnataka
Project contact: Dr K H Anantha (K.Anantha@cgiar.org)
Donor: Private industry,PowerGrid Corporation of India Ltd - India
The specific goal of this initiative is to increase agricultural productivity and improve rural livelihoods in Bijapur and Kolar districts of Karnataka. This will be done by establishing â€œModel Sites of Learningâ€ to harness the potential of rainfed areas by adopting an integrated water resource management approach; enhancing water availability (green and blue water) and its use efficiency to diversify the livelihood systems in the target villages; and by building the capacity of the farmers in the region through knowledge sharing and dissemination.