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Power Grid-ICRISAT integrated watershed management in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh 

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Resource ID

18713

Access

Open

Contributed by

B.Muralidhar

Topics

Diversification, Poverty Dynamics, Natural resource management

Crops

Dryland cereals, Sorghum, Grain legumes, Groundnut, Pigeonpea

Systems

Farming Systems, Crops and Livestock Systems, Livelihood Systems

Locations

Asia, India, Andhra Pradesh

CSR Activity

Yes

Global Date

28 May 20

Title

Power Grid-ICRISAT integrated watershed management in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh

Keywords

Power Grid, Integrated watershed management, Kurnool, Improve rural livelihoods, Soils, Landscape, Rainfall, Crops, Socio-economic conditions, Groundnut, Pigeonpea, Sorghum

Length

11:50

Author/Key contact

Dr Girish Chander

Language

English

Type

Science

Embed

https://youtu.be/5z9we-Fg78Y

Grouping

Impact Successes, Scientific Breakthroughs, Issues Discussed

New ICRISAT Research Programs

Asia Program, ICRISAT Development Centre

Video Lead Center

ICRISAT

Description

PowerGrid-ICRISAT watershed in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh is located in Bethamcherla mandal and comprises of 10 villages/hamlets under 4 revenue villages, namely – Pendekal, Marrikunta, Venkatagiri and Repalli (Pendekal revenue village), Muddavaram, Musalayacherue, Veraiahpalli (Muddavaram revenue village), Mandalavaripalli (Emboy revenue village), Bugganipalli, G Tanda (Bugganipalli revenue village). This watershed is home to around 20,000 people (4100 households) with most households (71%) being small farmers, 20% medium farmers and only 9% as large farmers. Average annual rainfall in the watershed area is about 675 mm. Out of a total geographical area of about 6500 ha, around 3000 ha is under cultivation. Major crops grown in the watershed villages are maize, groundnut, pigeonpea and sorghum with low crop productivity.

Date (Date published/released/created if known)

28 May 20

Video Credit / Copyright

ICRISAT

Video Partners

Power Grid Corporation, India

Video Location

Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

Video Scientists

Dr Girish Chander

Video Resource Contact Email

G.Chander@cgiar.org

SDG

13-Climate_Action, 15-Life_On_Land, 17-Partnerships_For_The_Goals

Video ID

https://youtu.be/5z9we-Fg78Y

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