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2006

A pilot study in understanding life (Problems and Ways ahead) after floods in Barmer (desert region) India

Inde

Titre : A pilot study in understanding life (Problems and Ways ahead) after floods in Barmer (desert region) India

Pays : Inde

Numéro projet : SGP/GEF/IND/OP3/02/06/RAJ 18

Domaine : Multifocal Area

Durée : 2006-2007

Bénéficiaires : Dhara Sansthan

Présentation
The project is formulated keeping goal of harmonious living for community and other diversities in desert region and reducing vulnerability against shocks like sudden floods.

Purpose/Objectives of the project
1) To demonstrate replicable technologies of improving soil condition in the flood affected regions of desert.
2) To search and promote income generation aspects in local biodiversity in the area.
3) To promote "Hariyali Dhani" as a source vegetables in remote houses.
4) To enhance role of other stakeholders in improving local biodiversity.
5) Youth are organized for protecting livelihood within local climatic conditions.

The above objectives will be achieved through following outputs : 1) 60 Ha Land is treated using measures of field bunding and gully plugging. 2) Tested technologies for soil improvement by 110 families of three zones(20 ha each) of floods namely upper regions, transition zone and water logged regions. 3) In six project villages women are organized as "Podhewala Group". 4) A detailed survey on production potential is available for widely found vegetation Ker ; Sangari ; Chapti ; Bui ; Fog ; Seniya ; Aak ; Rohida and Bordi. 5) 200 families have Dhani surroundings in the form of "Hariyali Dhani" 6) DHARA has community based seed management groups in six villages. 7) Pamphlets on use of local vegetation and their propagation. 8) Documentary is available on local vegetation for propagating.

Project Characteristics and Results
The planning grant will result in development of ten full scale proposals for biodiversity conservation and land degradation in the flood affected Barmer district of Rajasthan

Financement
Grant Amount (GEF Small Grants Programme) : US$ 2,235.00
Co-Finanshing in-Kind : US$ 356.00

GEF Small Grants Programme

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