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RESILIENCE: Small holders Adaptation to Climate Change

RESILIENCE: Small holders Adaptation to Climate Change

Duration: 2019- 2022

Study sites : Cuttack and Ganjam dts of Odisha and Sivsagar and Golaghat dts of Assam

Partners : 

Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam, Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, Odisha, International Water Management Institute, New Delhi and Norwegian Institute for Bio economy Research, Norway

Project Contact:  Dr.R.Rengalakshmi and Dr. R.Rajkumar

Donor: NIBIO, Norway

Project Objectives: 

The overall goal of the project is to improve agricultural productivity and the adaptive capacity and livelihoods of smallholders to climate and economic changes, by building resilience and strengthening the market value chains in the states of Odisha and Assam in India.

Expected outcomes:

  • Agricultural productivity of smallholders in Odisha and Assam improved
  • Number of farmers practicing Climate Smart Agriculture increased
  • Women’s participation in farm level decision making enhanced
  • Farmers participation in local institutional activities strengthened
  • CSA inputs from the project into state level climate action plans implemented

 

For more details: www.resilienceindia.org