Despite 70 per cent of the population being engaged in agriculture and allied activities, declining foodgrains production and lack of food security remain the two biggest problems confronting our country. Slow growth in this sector is also visible in terms of the growing distress among the rural farming community.
At present, Description of various programmes under the Crop Productivity Enhancement theme are enumerate below:
Partners and Supporters
Our partners include- Bunge (Lakheri, Rajasthan), Deshpande Foundation (Haveri District, Karnataka), Sir Ratan Tata Trust (Kolar, Karnataka) and Directorate of Farmer Welfare and Agriculture Development under ATMA (Ichhawar, Vidisha, Sagar, Tikamgarh and Chhindwara, in Madhya Pradesh).
We are working on development of a standard package of practices on Maize productivity enhancement in Pali district of Rajasthan.