TIMELINE: 3 Years; Date of Inception: September 2016; Date of End: October 2019.
About the Programme: FARM North East Phase II emphasizes on the revival of traditional agricultural practices, traditional medicines and health care systems and traditional governance of the indigenous people of the region. The indigenous people of North East region are custodians of an age-old rich culture and tradition which is an integral part of their life and society. FARM North East Phase II has an objective of helping the people conserve their rich tradition and culture for maintaining their own cultural identity. The programme has three expected results as listed below:
- Marginalized farming communities of 200 villages of 15 districts will have adopted traditional farming practices which are more sustainable and more efficient to meet the food and nutrition security needs.
- Communities of 200 villages of 15 districts will have become empowered to take up collective action for promotion of socio-economic and self-governance development.
- Improving health standards of 200 village communities by reviving traditional preventive and curative health practices, based on forest-based medicinal plants, which are acceptable to all.
Implementing Partners: 15 Partners
- 1. Jana Unnayan Samiti Tripura (JUST)
- 2. Seva Kendra Silchar (SKS)
- 3. BAKDIL
- 4. Itanagar Development Empowerment Association (IDEA)
- 5. Nongstoin Social Service Society (NSSS)
- 6. Guwahati Gana Seva Society (GGSS)
- 7. Social Service Centre (SSC)
- 8. Development Association of Nagaland (DAN)
- 9. Diocesan Social Service Society (DSSS)
- 10. Bongaigaon Gana Seva Society (BGSS)
- 11. Jaintia Hills Development Society
- 12. ZoramEntu Pawl (ZEP)
- 13. JirsongAsong (JA)
- 14. Seva Kendra Arunachal East (SKAE)
- 15. Seva Kendra Dibrugarh (SKD)
Geographical Reach: 200 villages of 15 districts in 7 states of Northeast.
- 1. Meghalaya
- 2. Mizoram
- 3. Assam
- 4. Arunachal Pradesh
- 5. Nagaland
- 6. Tripura
- 7. Manipur
|1||Total Number of villages||200|
|2||Total Number of Gram Panchayat||136|
|3||Total Number of Blocks||24|
|4||Total Number of Districts||15|
|5||Total Covered Population||63338|
|7||Male & Female (population)||31682 & 29543|
Highlights of the Programme:
- Marginalized farming communities adopted traditional farming practices which are more sustainable and more efficient to strengthen food sovereignty.
- Communities become more empowered to take up collective action for promotion of socio-economic and self-governance development.
- Improved health standards by reviving traditional preventive and curative health practices, based on forest-based medicinal plants, which are acceptable to all.
- Millets have been brought back to cultivation in partners fields.
- Kisan melas have organized and farmers have come forward with their products to open markets. These markets were dominated not only by agricultural products but also livestock’s.
- People’s participation in cleanliness drive, plantation campaign to promote environment, collective farming, and addressing social and economic issues of the villages have increased.
- More than 55,585 saplings have been planted during last one year in the project location.