4,600 kgs improved variety seed of potato tuber Kufri jyoti introduced with 147 famers in total 2.5 hectares . This variety is a day neutral variety and vey suitable for north hills. The variety carries a good level of resistance to late blight it is immune to wart and has a low rate of degeneration. Besides, 400 kgs of G2 ( Kufri jyoti) seed of potato which has introduced for seed production with 5 farmers in 0.2 hectare with each, the intent of introducing this variety is create quality seed bank of improved potato seed which will be further use for other farmers for quality seed production. The HANS Foundation.
Preparing village agriculture development plan for villages in Dist: Bageshwar, Uttarakhand. The purpose is to identify micro level problems that are critical to the holistic and integrated development interventions. Topographically, the area is characterized by hilly terrain, rugged mountains, valleys, high peaks and rivulets lined with scattered habitations. The area undergoes periodic soil erosion and witness frequent landslides.
Climate Resilient varieties of vegetable crops are being promoted in Naugaon watershed region by Himalayan Action Research Centre - HARC for mitigating threat posed to traditional agro-livelihoods by #climatechange. Nurseries of Tomato & Capsicum are being raised at HARC Naugaon centre for technology demonstration as well as distribution of healthy seedlings to indigenous agrarian community Partners for Resilience India.