Sustainable Agriculture & Horticulture

The overall objective of the program is to augment the livelihood of rural communities through enhancing resilience of agriculture covering crops, livestock and fisheries to climatic variability and climate change through development and application of improved production and risk management technologies. This includes activities such as:

  • To demonstrate site-specific technology packages on farmers’ fields for adapting to current climate risks
  • Selection of promising crop genotypes with greater tolerance to climatic stress
  • Promotion of best practices for climate resilience through demonstration in  agro climatic zones
  • Strengthening of infrastructure at KrishiVigyanKendras (KVKs) for climatic change research activities
  • Capacity building & training (Training of staff, field functionaries &farmers)