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1210 PROJECT ON CLIMATE CHANGE: promotion of sustainable, affordable and nature friendly agriculture

posted Jan 4, 2021, 2:42 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Jan 4, 2021, 2:43 AM ]
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), December 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.

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

  • Government Schemes on Agriculture, Agriculture Credit, Subsidy, Finance for productive assets

  • 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

Resource Person

Participants

1

25-Nov-2020

Village Pendapur, Taluka Aurangabad

Organic Manure + Demo

Mr Agham (Agriculture Officer)

15

2

30-Nov-2020

Village Malkani, Taluka Mantha

Soil Health Testing

Mr Agham (Agriculture Officer)

22

3

2-Dec-2020

Village Varud, Taluka Mantha

Organic Fertilizer + Organic Kit distribution

Mr Agham (Agriculture Officer)

15

4

6-Dec-2020

Village Ranmala, Taluka Mantha

Agricultural Government Schemes + Soil Health Testing

Mr Pawar ( Taluka Agriculture Officer)

20

5

11-Dec-2020

Village Boyegaon, Taluka Mantha

Agricultural Government Schemes + Organic Farming

Mr Mogle

(Taluka Agriculture Officer)

25

6

15-Dec-2020

Village Dhoksal, Taluka Mantha

Agricultural Government Schemes + Organic Farming

Mr Sunil Chavan

(Agriculture Officer)

18

7

17-Dec-2020

Village Maltondi, Taluka Mantha

Soil Health Testing + Demonstration

Mrs Dudhate, (Panchayat Samiti),

Mr Agham (Agriculture Officer)

23

8

20-Dec-2020

Village Puri, Taluka Aurangabad

Soil Health Testing + Demonstration

Mr Swapnil Wagh (Agriculture Officer)

18

9

22-Dec-2020

Village Maltondi, Taluka Mantha

Agricultural Government Schemes + Subsidy & Financial Aid

Mr Shivaji Rikame (Agriculture Officer)

12

10

23-Dec-2020

Village Boyegaon, Taluka Aurangabad

Changing Crop Pattern + Soil Testing demonstration

Mr Swapnil Wagh (Agriculture Officer)

19

 

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