Addressing Food & Nutritional Security among Children through Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture-Tamil Nadu- CSR Projects India
 
 
 
 

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Addressing Food & Nutritional Security among Children through Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture

 
 

Organization : South Central India Network for Development Alternatives (SCINDeA)

 
 

Location : Tamil Nadu

 
 

Project Description

The project promotes nutrition based approaches in agricultural practices and builts capacities of the farmers. It also aims to augment  diet and nutritional diversity among the farmer families with special focus on children, adolescent girls and young pregnant and lactating mothers in 40 villages covering  3 blocks in Trichy district of Tamilnadu.
 
At production level the project has indentified 2400 farmers  to train them in diversified farming, integrated and improved production and access to nutritious millets, fruits, vegetables and milk products. The focus is also on producing pesticide free products as a value addition.

 At consumption level , 400 pregnant and lactating young mothers have been identified and their capacities built on importance of balanced nutrition in overall development  of their children.The project promotes nutrition based approaches in agricultural practices and builts capacities of the farmers. It also aims to augment  diet and nutritional diversity among the farmer families with special focus on children, adolescent girls and young pregnant and lactating mothers in 40 villages covering  3 blocks in Trichy district of Tamilnadu. 

The project promotes nutrition based approaches in agricultural practices and builts capacities of the farmers. It also aims to augment  diet and nutritional diversity among the farmer families with special focus on children, adolescent girls and young pregnant and lactating mothers in 40 villages covering  3 blocks in Trichy district of Tamilnadu. At production level the project has indentified 2400 farmers  to train them in diversified farming, integrated and improved production and access to nutritious millets, fruits, vegetables and milk products. The focus is also on producing pesticide free products as a value addition. At consumption level , 400 pregnant and lactating young mothers have been identified and their capacities built on importance of balanced nutrition in overall development  of their children.

 

The project promotes nutrition based approaches in agricultural practices and builts capacities of the farmers. It also aims to augment  diet and nutritional diversity among the farmer families with special focus on children, adolescent girls and young pregnant and lactating mothers in 40 villages covering  3 blocks in Trichy district of Tamilnadu. At production level the project has indentified 2400 farmers  to train them in diversified farming, integrated and improved production and access to nutritious millets, fruits, vegetables and milk products. The focus is also on producing pesticide free products as a value addition. At consumption level , 400 pregnant and lactating young mothers have been identified and their capacities built on importance of balanced nutrition in overall development  of their children.

 
 
 
 

Project Type : CSR

 
 

Special Features of Project

  • Rapid assessment to benchmark a baseline for 1200 families
  • Identfying  2400 dry land farmers and forming them into 40 farmer groups
  • Curriculum development workshop
  • Training, reference and communication materials prepared and printed in Tamil
  • Awareness programmes in nutrition sensitive agriculture in 40 villages
  • Training 80 Lead Farmers  in diversified and nutrition focused production
  • Training  60 farmers / village in integrated farming techniques for 3 days   progs / village
  • Training 2400 farmer families in family farming
  • Exposure programme to 80 lead farmers
  • Forming 40 village level women group
  • Training 80 young mother Nutrition Motivators in anemia reduction, child & Maternal health balanced diet
  • Training 400 young mothers in preparation of nutritious millet rich food
  • Nutrition awareness programmes for 120 adolescent girls
  • Nutrition awareness mela to cover the larger public
Rapid assessment to benchmark a baseline for 1200 families
Identfying  2400 dry land farmers and forming them into 40 farmer groups
Curriculum development workshop
Training, reference and communication materials prepared and printed in Tamil
Awareness programmes in nutrition sensitive agriculture in 40 villages
Training 80 Lead Farmers  in diversified and nutrition focused production
Training  60 farmers / village in integrated farming techniques for 3 days   progs / village
Training 2400 farmer families in family farming
Exposure programme to 80 lead farmers
Forming 40 village level women group
Training 80 young mother Nutrition Motivators in anemia reduction, child & Maternal health balanced diet
Training 400 young mothers in preparation of nutritious millet rich food
Nutrition awareness programmes for 120 adolescent girls
Nutrition awareness mela to cover the larger public
 
 

Project Donors and Partners

Herbalife International Pvt. Ltd through Charities Aid Foundation India
 
 
 

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