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1185 Project on Adaption to Climate Change and Organic Farming in Marathwada Region for Marginal Farmers

posted Nov 23, 2020, 6:33 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Nov 23, 2020, 6:33 AM ]
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), November 2020: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) through its implementing partner Don Bosco Waluj, organized a series of trainings and practical workshops for the marginal farmers from the districts of Aurangabad and Jalna. These programmes were organized under the ‘Climate Change and Sustainability Project’ supported by Don Bosco Mondo, Germany.

Professors, Government Agriculture Extension Officers and Practicing Environmentalists were the resource persons for the training programmes. In the training they educated farmers on following:

· Organic Farming Practices, Preparing Organic Manure, Harmful effect of Chemical fertilizers, Chemical Pesticides, impact on environment, soil, water bodies, ground water, increased cost of farming, decreasing productivity and farm yield.

· Agricultural production systems, vermicomposting, soil testing, ecological biodiversity, biological pest control, crop rotation, livestock management practices etc.


Practical demonstrations and Farm visits were also undertaken during the programme. Organic kits were distributed to help the farmers in starting organic farming, Farmers were also linked to the government schemes to avail benefits of farm equipment and subsidy.

 

No

Date

Place

Activity

1

6-July-2020

5 villages in Aurangabad

Distribution of Fruit Saplings

2

17-July-2020

Salegaon, Aurangabad

Training on Organic Farming (Live Demo) + Organic Kit Distribution

3

29-July-2020

5 villages of Taluka –Mantha, Aurangabad

Training on Organic Farming (Live Demo) + Organic Kit Distribution

4

9-August-2020

Village Puri, Aurangabad

Waste Decomposition Training (Live Demo) + Organic Kit Distribution

5

10-September-2020

Village Pendapur, Aurangabad

Training on Government Schemes and Subsidy programmes

6

22-September-2020

Village Bhoyegaon, Aurangabad

Training on Government Schemes and Subsidy programmes + Drip Irrigation training

7

3-October-2020

Village Ranmala, Taluka –Mantha, Aurangabad

Training on Organic Farming (Live Demo) + Organic Kit Distribution

8

15-October-2020

Village Pendapur, Aurangabad

Training on Government Schemes and Subsidy programmes

9

27-October-2020

Village Maltondi, Taluka –Mantha, Aurangabad

Training on Cropping Pattern and Water Management

10

3-November-2020

Salegaon, Aurangabad

Training on Soil testing, Crop production, pest management

11

16-November-2020

Village Malkani, Taluka –Mantha, Aurangabad

Training on Cropping Pattern and Water Management

 

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