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Harvesting rains to grow fruit, vegetables and improved crops at watershed learning sites in India 

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Resource Details

Resource ID

18538

Access

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Contributed by

B.Muralidhar

Topics

Natural resource management, Soil and nutrient management, Water management, Irrigation

Systems

Livelihood Systems

Locations

Asia, India, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana

CSR Activity

Yes

Global Date

07/Aug/2020

Title

Harvesting rains to grow fruit, vegetables and improved crops at watershed learning sites in India

Keywords

Watershed, Harvesting rains, Improved crops, COVID pandemic, Improved groundnut, Pigeonpea, Farm ponds, RECL, Wanaparthy, Telangana, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, Managing soil, Soil health mapping, Income generation, Gender

Language

English

ICRISAT Research Programs

ICRISAT Development Center

New ICRISAT Research Programs

Asia Program, ICRISAT Development Centre

Story Partners

NGOs (Samatha Society for Rural Education and Development, Anantapur; BAIF Institute for Sustainable Livelihoods and Development (BISLD), Hyderabad), Department of Agriculture, Andhra Pradesh and ICRISAT

Author/Key contact

Dr Girish Chander

Story Source

ICRISAT Happenings 1866-3, 07 August 2020

Type

Science

Description

This cropping season, observing all safety measures amidst the COVID pandemic, more than a 1,000 farmers will be participating in demonstrations on growing improved groundnut, pigeonpea and vegetables with balanced application of fertilizers and planting orchards at two learning sites of a successful watershed initiative in southern India. Simultaneously, more than 300 farmers will be participating in constructing new farm ponds.

Date (Date published/released/created if known)

07/Aug/2020

CGIAR Research Program

Water Land and Ecosystems

SDG

01-No_Poverty, 02-Zero_Hunger, 03-Good_Health_and_Well_Being, 05-Gender_Equality, 08-Decent_Work_and_Economic_Growth, 09-Industry_Innovation_and_Infrastructure, 11-Sustainable_Cities_and_Communities, 13-Climate_Action, 15-Life_On_Land, 17-Partnerships_For_The_Goals

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