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Project Budget: INR 0.33 Cr


Project Unnati

Project

Project Unnati  (2017-18)

 
 
Project Sector  : Rural Development
 
 
Implementing Partners:  National center for Biological Sciences, Centre for Environment Education (CEE) , Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Education, Nature Conservation Foundation, BIOME Trust, CSTEP (Centre of Study for Sceince Technology and Policy), FAWES Nature Club, World Reseources Institute, The Tiny See, ArtSparks, Happy Horizons Trust, Thrive Foundation,
 
 

Project Description

 

During 2017-18, ‘Unnati’ the rehabilitation project that was initiated in Uttarakhand in the aftermath of the floods there in 2013 has progressed to an advanced stage with the farmers’ cooperative obtaining all the regulatory and compliance requirements to manufacture and sell value added products from farm produces. Back in 2013 when it  started, goal was to strengthen local livelihoods of communities in 22 villages in the Uttarkashi district.
In 2016-17, It started a rehabilitation project in Cuddalore district for those affected by the Tamil Nadu floods of 2015. This project is focused on promoting sustainable livelihoods among the most vulnerable women from the fishing community and providing them with capital support, skill training in value added products, marketing skills and linkage to markets. Last year, it enabled the women to set up 12 Micro-Enterprise groups, and facilitated their participation in the formal markets. Women are the bulwark of any community and such efforts will enable the fisher community to respond to any future disaster in more effective ways.

During 2017-18, ‘Unnati’ the rehabilitation project that was initiated in Uttarakhand in the aftermath of the floods there in 2013 has progressed to an advanced stage with the farmers’ cooperative obtaining all the regulatory and compliance requirements to manufacture and sell value added products from farm produces. Back in 2013 when it  started, goal was to strengthen local livelihoods of communities in 22 villages in the Uttarkashi district. In 2016-17, It started a rehabilitation project in Cuddalore district for those affected by the Tamil Nadu floods of 2015. This project is focused on promoting sustainable livelihoods among the most vulnerable women from the fishing community and providing them with capital support, skill training in value added products, marketing skills and linkage to markets. Last year, it enabled the women to set up 12 Micro-Enterprise groups, and facilitated their participation in the formal markets. Women are the bulwark of any community and such efforts will enable the fisher community to respond to any future disaster in more effective ways.

 

 
 
Project Location:   Uttarkashi-Uttarakhand, Cuddalore-Tamil Nadu,
 
 

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