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2003

Restoration of Biodiversity of sand dunes and their worth in economy of desert area (India)

Inde

Titre : Restoration of Biodiversity of sand dunes and their worth in economy of desert area (India)

Pays : Inde

N° projet  : SGP/GEF/IND/OP2/03/RJ10

Durée : Start Date : 8/2003 End Date : 7/2005

Résumé du projet
The proposed objectives of the project were to strengthen and build competence of the community based organizations, Conservation of soil and water and creation of irrigation facility for Land Development ; Promotion of eco-friendly farming practices viz. Bio-compost and Vermi- compost preparation, Documentation and dissemination of indigenous knowledge and skills on natural resource management. The above objectives have been achieved by strategizing choices with needs-based priorities of supporting rural livelihoods, building local capacity, focusing on entitlement failures and their needs, learning lessons and establishing mechanisms to feed back into planning processes ; strengthening local level institutions (CBOs, SHGs etc.) and work through self-help groups of women and complimenting government efforts and programs for the development of this area. The project has completed successfully.
The project has directly reached 401households in 7 villages. The project’s target groups are primarily the landless, small and marginal farmers, who comprise about 87 percent of the population. The project has directly covered a micro- watersheds comprising an area of 187.10 hector. In addition, the work on capacity building and promotion of an enabling environment has been operational much beyond the project watershed. Indirect benefits would accrue through improved poverty-focus and improved effectiveness of government schemes operating in the project area

Financement
Grant Amount : US$ 27,807.00
Co-Financing Cash : US$ 2,173.62
Co-Financing in-Kind : US$ 4,100.00

Bénéficiaires  : Shanti Maitri mission Sansthan

GEF Small Grants Programme

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