Objective

Increment in the income of 2,000 smallholder families (from present levels below poverty line, US$ 1.25 per day) through strengthening of the goat value chain with backyard poultry management in practice & improved food nutritional security.

Area of Implementation District: Mayurbhanj; Block: Udala
Funding/Supporting Agency Heifer International (USA)
No. of Beneficiaries 2,000 families
About the Project This project is being implemented in 5 GPs of Udala block (Patasanipur, Nuagaon, Sridam Chandrapur, Badasingaria, Bahubandha).

Major activities undertaken are:

  •  Goat housing and Animal Health camp.
  •  Vegetable seeds/ plants for Kitchen Garden .
  •  Capacity Building of staff (TOT & expose visit).
  •  PMC & SHG meeting.
  •  Azolla Production .
Objective

Protection and optimal utilization water resources, rehabilitation of the deteriorating lands, to increase infiltration of rainwater and to provide standard quality of water by encouraging vegetation and waste disposal facilities

Area of Implementation District: Mayurbhanj; Blocks: Udala, Kaptipada
Funding/Supporting Agency NABARD
No. of Beneficiaries 2407 Households
About the Project This project is being executed in 4 GPs of these 2 blocks (Ambikadeipur, Barahampur, Biratpat, Chandrapur, Khaladi, Tentala) and total area covered is 5301.28 hectares.

Major activities undertaken are:

  •  Construction and Renovation of 3 check dams, 23 farm ponds, 13 wells & 2 WHSs (Water harvesting structure).
  •  Arresting Soil Erosion by promoting Afforestation (Teak, Shisu, Bamboo and Eucalyptus are planted) .
  •  Development of 1163 Kitchen Gardens by following round bed model called “Ganga Maa Mandal”.
  •  Capacity Building and Awareness Generation (Formation of 82 SHGs and 08 Farmers Clubs).
  •  Ensuring Sustainable Livelihood through the Promotion of Organic Agricultural Practices.
Objective

To increase adaptation to climate change through climate resilient farming system approach & diversification of livelihoods and to create a knowledge management system for climate change adaptation in rain-fed areas .

Area of Implementation District: Mayurbhanj; Block: Udala
Funding/Supporting Agency KfW (Germany) & NABARD
No. of Beneficiaries 2,000 households
About the Project This project is being implemented in 2 GPs of Udala block (Ambikadeipur, Barahampur, Biratpat, Chandrapur, Khaladi, Tentala) and total area covered is 2983.73 hectares. .

Major activities undertaken are:

  •  Automatic weather monitoring station.
  •  Digital soil testing lab- STFR Meter .
  •  Development of a mobile application .
  •  Integrated farming system (IFS).
  •  Multilayer vegetables demonstration .
  •  Community nursery & liquid manure tank .
  •  Capacity building and knowledge management .
  •  Agro service-cum-advisory centre.
  •  Introduction of improved chulha/stove .
  •  Soil health and productivity enhancement .
Objective

Promotion of life and livelihood of tribal families in a participatory way by developing a small orchard in 1000 acres of land in their own respective upland and to bring impact on the lives of another 105 landless families .

Area of Implementation District: Mayurbhanj; Block: Udala
Funding/Supporting Agency NABARD
No. of Beneficiaries 1,260 tribal families
About the Project

Major activities undertaken are:

  •  Awareness and Capacity Building Program(Education on health and sanitation).
  •  Nursery raising and Organic manure preparation .
  •  Creation of micro enterprises and market linkage .
  •  SHG finance, skill upgradation and value addition.
  •  Sustainable livelihood opportunities through bamboo stick making, food processing, pickle making, poultry farming, mushroom cultivation and lac processing.
Expected Outcomes

Major activities undertaken are:

  •  Better price realization after proper market linkage .
  •  Optimum utilization of land due to inter-cropping.
  •  Rise in income due to vegetable cultivation .
  •  Steady income generation round the year.
  •  Ensured nutritional security for families .