ELKS Enhancing livelihoods through livestock knowledge systems KM 4 Results<br />Knowledge Management for: “Effective Service Delivery for Increasing Benefits from Pig Rearing in the North East”<br />Development of an Experiential Framework for Planning <br />Gopal: Friend of your livestock<br />By: Sandeep Khanwalkar<br />MPRLP<br />Gowahati, 7-9 April 2010<br />
The organization…<br />2<br />Gopal: Friend of your livestock<br /><ul><li>Madhya Pradesh Society for Rural Livelihoods Promotion is society registered by Dept. of PR & RD, GoMP.
Vision of the society is “to create sustainable livelihoods in tribal areas of MP”.
Working with 4.5 lack tribal families</li></ul>MPRLP<br />
The Area…<br />Gopal: Friend of your livestock<br />Narmda Catchment and valley area<br />High percentage of tribal population: Bhil, Bhilala, Barela, Baiga, Gond, Korku, Sahariya etc<br />Good forest cover in Eastern project area<br />Three mountain ranges: Vindhya, Satpura and Maikale <br />Most of the farmers are doing natural farming<br />Remote locations of villages<br />3<br />MPRLP<br />
Approach…<br />Work through Gram Sabha – the village institution as per PRI Act of MP.<br />Funds directly transferred to village account known as Gram Kosh – Village Fund<br />“Function, Functionaries and Finance” are with the Gram Sabha<br />Decisions are taken and executed by Gram Sabha<br />4<br />Gopal: Friend of your livestock<br />MPRLP<br />
Livestock and Livelihoods...<br /><ul><li>Livestock contributes major share in the livelihoods of tribal
To assess the situation Farming System Study (FSS) was carried out
Identify issues related to livestock based livelihood (Issues) (Potential Map)
Appointed Livestock Resource Organisations (role of LRO).
Integrated Livestock Resource Centre (ILDC)were established at a cluster of 10-15 villages
Gopal (Para vet ) appointed to provide livestock services in each ILDC (flowFlow chart of Actors and their roles.doc chart of actors)</li></ul>Gopal: Friend of your livestock<br />MPRLP<br />5<br />
Achievements attained...<br /><ul><li>Government recognising Gopal for their services
Awareness on health care and management enhanced (clipping)