Impacts of the CFC-FAO-ICRISAT Livelihood Improvement Project in Asia: Region I - India

Rao, P P and Ravinder Reddy, Ch and Alur, A S and Reddy, B V S and Gowda, C L L (2009) Impacts of the CFC-FAO-ICRISAT Livelihood Improvement Project in Asia: Region I - India. Project Report. International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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We are grateful to the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) for funding this project. We also acknowledge the expertise and guidance provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the monitoring agency for this project. We thank Foretell Business Solutions India Ltd. for undertaking the survey and eliciting information from project partners in five clusters in India. Several local partners helped us in carrying out this study in their respective areas: the Federation of Farmers’ Associations (FFA); Marathwada Agricultural University, Parbhani; Sri Venkateshwara Veterinary University (SVVU), Tirupati; Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Beed; JK Seeds; and Janaki Feeds. We are also thankful to the officials of the State Bank of India (SBI) and the State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH) for their support to credit linkage activities in the study area. We thank the field surveyors and investigators who assisted us in gathering data. The free and frank responses of the farming communities, particularly our survey respondents, were invaluable in reaching the objectives of this project.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects: Others > Agriculture-Farming, Production, Technology, Economics
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Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2011 06:24
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