‘More Crop and Income per Drop of Water’
Farmers Participatory Action Research Programme

Narrative

This project aimed to test a procedure in the farmers fields through Participatory action by the farming community themselves to improve their livelihood by improving yield and income per drop of water. The project was being implemented by the farmers themselves with their capacity being built with the NGO acting as a facilitator. Farmers also contributed to the project by way of labor, cash and managerial time. The project aimed for being a sustainable development Model.

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 30 Apr, 2009 Implementation Phase
  • Implementation Phase Project started on 1 Nov, 2007 Preparation Phase

‘More Crop and Income per Drop of Water’
Farmers Participatory Action Research Programme

Narrative

This project aimed to test a procedure in the farmers fields through Participatory action by the farming community themselves to improve their livelihood by improving yield and income per drop of water. The project was being implemented by the farmers themselves with their capacity being built with the NGO acting as a facilitator. Farmers also contributed to the project by way of labor, cash and managerial time. The project aimed for being a sustainable development Model.

Sustainability

Creating and measuring long-term impact

SRI method are followed by the farmer in their field. Sprinklers being used for groundnut crop and horticulture crops. Sprinkler units will be maintained by the farmer

Other Issues

Unusual and unexpected issues faced during project execution

Pest and disease management

Learnings

Knowledge of project and process for sharing

More farmers are showing interests in adoption of SRI and Sprinkler technologies

Impact

People Impacted: 500

Funding

Funded:
$76,026
Community:
$11,250
Final Cost:
$87,276
$76,026:
Anonymous

Plan/Proposal