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National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD); Swiss Development Cooperation
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri; Watershed Organisation Trust; Local Krishi Vigyan Kendras; Indian Meteorological Department
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
The changes in the region will be monitored for five years and suitable technology for crops will be developed. The farmers will be motivated and helped in shifting to alternative sources of energy to conserve natural resources.
Assessing changes in the project location due to climate change over a span of 5 years.
To enhance the capacities of rural communities to adapt to climate change through soil conservation, development of watersheds, and increasing the underground water level leading to an increase in productivity
To benefit 25,000 farmers in drought-prone Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra through development of knowledge and strategies to enable vulnerable communities to cope and adapt to the impacts of climate change
The project aims at making farmers aware of the impacts of climate change and also helping them to cope and adapt to the impacts by taking various measures.
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