30 NGOs are involved in the promotion of organic agriculture in rural development. 2 villages have been adopted by each of the thirty NGOs. Training and support services are provided by AOFG-India. The main goal of the project is to reach the message of organic agriculture in rural areas and demonstrate the same for rural development, poverty reduction, ecological farming, natural resource management, biodiversity conservation and protection of environment.
AOFG India initiated a series of activities for the promotion of National Action Program to Combat Desertification under UNCCD. AOFG India assisted the Department of Water and Soil conservation, Government of Nagaland to set up a project in three districts of Nagland State as a pilot and is funded by Global Environment Facility (GEF)
This is an ambitious project of the farmer associations and farmer companies providing quality extension through farmer field schools, value addition, supply chain and marketing. The commodity focus are : Coffee, spices, cotton and fruits. The project is funded by SHGW, AC Laren, The Netherlands. The project started during 2006. As part of the project one marketing company, namely:- Zameen Organic Pvt. Ltd was set up. Farmers of Adilabad (AP) and Amaravati (Maharastra) are part of the company. The Coffee & Spices project operations are carried out in Kerala focusing Western Ghats:- Kumily, Adimali and Wayanadu. As part of the project, four farmer limiteds were set up and 15,000 farmers are associated as members and producers of the farmer companies. The fruit project is operating at the Eastern Himalayas. The production, procurement and supply chain is conducted reducing the long chain of middleman.
Grains are small,hard,dry seeds,with or without attached hulls or fruit layers,harvested for human or animal consumption.
A farm is an area of land that is devoted primarily to agricultural process and manage such commodities such as fibres,grains,livestock,dairy or fuel.
A windmill is a mill that converts the energy of wind into rotational energy by means of vanes called sails or blades.
A tractor is an engineering vehicle specifically designed to deliver a high tractive effort at slow speeds
Our Farm cultivation were processed, According to the principles of Organic agriculture which was proposed by (IFOAM) International Federation Of Organic Agriculture Movements
The aim of the principles is both to inspire the Organic movements and to describe the purpose of organic agriculture to the wider world
Organic agriculture should be based on living ecological systems and cycles,work with them,emulate them and help sustain them.
Organic agriculture should sustain and enchance the health of soil,plant,animal, and human as one and indivisible.
Organic agriculture should be managed in a precautionary and responsible manner to protect the health and well being of current and future generations and the environment
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