During the 25 years of Journey, the organization has successfully completed various projects. Few recently completed projects are as given below :
Soil and Water Conservation Programme
Under the flagship of NABARD supported Holistic Watershed Development Programme (NHWDP), KVGPS functions as a professional Project Implementing Agency (PIA) in the Kihni Nagapur Cluster of Khamgaon Block in Buldana District. Taking forward the Participatory Rural Development agenda, KVGPS has promoted Village Watershed Committees (VWC) and Snayukt Mahila Samitee (SMS) (i.e. Village Level Federation of SHGs) among all project villages. To attend the development needs of the landless people and women KVGPS has received permission to conduct value added Agronomic and Animal Husbandry interventions in the project area.
In collaboration with the Agriculture Department of State Govt., KVGPS carried out promotional activities in variousblock of Buldana district under the Saundarya Seti Protsahan Yojna (Organic Farming Promotion Scheme). Under this scheme, Farmers Field School is a major capacity building activity. Across all projects, KVGPS has been a major promoter of organic farming in region.
Activities under the program
KVGPS has been active in creating awareness about health and sanitation issues in the region. The unique feature of KVGPS approach involves use of folk art forms for triggering and educating for change in community behavior and practices. Krushi Vikas has a team of expert for developing the themes for awareness programmes and implementing it through Kalapathak and Street play. The help of school going is also taken. The organization has implemented World Bank Supported Jalswaraj project as well as the Total Sanitation Campaign and contributed in Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (Now known as the Swachha Bharat Abhiyan). Considering experience of working in sanitation programme recently Krushi Vikas was appointed as the Knowledge Resource Center (KRC) under the Swachha Bharat Abhiyan. National Stock Exchange has also invited the organization for presenting its work and approach on Solid Waste management at its Campus in Mumbai.
KVGPS has worked under the reproductive child health programme of Govt.of India. In this programme, Krushi Vikas worked for the health of pregnant women and new Born.
Funded by Irrigation Improvement Division, Department of Minor Irrigation of the Government of Maharashtra, the Rajiv Gandhi Participatory Irrigation and Agricultural Development Project (RGPIADP) selected KVGPS for its implementation based on its track record and outreach to farmers in far flung villages in Vidarbha. Under RGPIADP, KVGPS has been conducting different activities for each project covered village. In Maharashtra, there are around 65000 small irrigation projects with miniscule irrigation potential (10-15%). Under this pilot project, emphasis has been given on promotion of new Water Users Association (WUA)as well as capacity building of the existing Water Users Associations for effective Water Management. Further, it is hoped that communities will take over the water management and maintenance of minor irrigation projects in the region and make it socially sustainable.
KVGPS has been an active and one the highest performing partners of Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium, New Delhi (SFAC) for the Promotion of Farmers Producer Organizations (FPO). This program involves mobilizing farmers to form groups that ultimately result in a collective of farmers called the Farmer Producer Organization-FPO. These FPOs are aimed at improving the bargaining power and conducting other relevant beneficial activities at each stage of the agricultural value chain for minimizing the cost and maximizing the profit for farmers.
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