Project Details

Improving climate resilience of tribal farmers in Thane District, Maharashtra, India through Integrated Watershed Management Action Site: Jawhar, Maharashtra

Duration: 29/Jan/2015 - 28/Jan/2020

Locations: Asia,India,Maharashtra

Project contact: Dr S P Wani (S.WANI@CGIAR.ORG)

Donor: Foundation or Trust,JSW Foundation - India

The overall goal of this initiative is to build the resilience of small farm holders in the tribal belt of Maharashtra for increased agricultural productivity and to improve livelihoods through science-led integrated watershed development and capacity-building initiatives by setting up a site of learning. by establishing site of learning. The aim is to bridge the yield gap on small farmers fields by increasing productivity by 50% in five years in the project villages; enhancing water availability and water (green and blue water) use efficiency to diversify livelihood systems; and capacity building of farmers through knowledge sharing and dissemination.

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