Uberization of Draught Animal Power

Written by Malyaj Shrivastava, RRA Network Young Professional (Draught Animal Power) and Kanna K. Siripurapu, Consultant, WASSAN - RRA Network | September 2, 2020 About 25-30% of the total population of farmers in India use smartphones and conversant with mobile-based applications. The active internet users in rural India, are 10% more than urban users. In... Continue Reading →

Malkangiri district partners with RRA Network to develop roadmap for revival of indigenous Motu Cattle

Written by Dinesh Balam, RRA Network | August 1, 2020 “Malkangiri District Administration organizes a consultation to prepare DPR for designing the project to revive the Indigenous Motu Cattle of Malkangiri” KEY QUOTATIONS “Quantity of milk produced by indigenous cows is low, it is difficult to generate enough economic livelihood only through selling milk. Hence... Continue Reading →

Partners of Maharashtra RRAN Join Forces to Guide Farmers in Rainfed Areas

Translation of RRA Network Team | July 30, 2020 in the translation of Amit Gadre, Agrowon (Marathi Language) | July 26, 2020 Organizations in the MahaRRA Network Group have launched kharif campaigns across the state covering various topics such as foodcrop diversification, supplementary industries, fodder production, seed conservation and protection, employment guarantee law. Organizations in... Continue Reading →

Online National Consultation on Promotion of Millets: Implementation Experience under the chairmanship of Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog

Written by Dinesh Balam, RRA Network | July 23, 2020 Online National Consultation on Promotion of Millets; Implementation experience was held on 22.07.2020 under the chairmanship of Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog. Participants from Health & Nutrition Division-Niti Aayog, Agriculture & FE Department - Odisha and WCD Departments of Chhattisgarh & Rajasthan, School Education... Continue Reading →

Department of Women Development and Child Welfare, Telangana, WASSAN & Working Group on Millets (WGoM) of RRA Network is piloting the inclusion of Millets in the ICDS

Written by Dinesh Balam and Edited by Kanna K Siripurapu, RRA Network | July 16, 2020 Department of Women Development and Child Welfare (WD&CW Dept.) of Telangana is preparing a road map for inclusion of millets in Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) with partnership with the Ministry of Welfare of Women and Children, Government of... Continue Reading →

Malkangiri District issues Terms of Reference for “Committee on Agro-ecology and Agro-biodiversity” on International Day for Biological Diversity (May 22 2020)

Dinesh Balam, RRA Network and WASSAN | May 23, 2020 Mr. Manish Aggarwal IAS said that honoring the call of United Nations and celebrating the cultural and agricultural diversity of Malkangiri District, for the first time in Odisha, a district-level committee on agro-ecology and agro biodiversity has been formed under the chairmanship of Collector &... Continue Reading →

Malkangiri forms “Committee on Agro-ecology and Agro-biodiversity”

Author: Mr Lal Bijay Singh Deo, WASSAN | April 11, 2020 A “Committee on promotion of agro ecology and agro-biodiversity” is formed to characterization, registration, conservation, branding and marketing of indigenous crops, NTFP, spices, native livestock and fish species for Malkangiri District. Crop-Animal-Fish-Culture linkages shall also be documented. Government of Odisha has launched a special... Continue Reading →

Field Notes on Ragi Procurement of Odisha Millets Mission (OMM) – Young Professional (Millets) of RRA Network

Written by Satya Sainath (Milllets - Young Professional), RRA Network WordPress | April 10, 2020 Intense engagement of community resource persons and local NGO staff are bringing hopes of change. Hopes of revival of millet. And the Change is slowly becoming visible. “Do you used to consume millets?” I asked Ms SurkaSisa (Bonda village elder... Continue Reading →

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