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CWS Orissa

  1. 1. G O-NGO collaboration for upscaling SRI in Orissa Experience of CWS Consortium Partners – ISWO, JEETA, WORD, NIRMAN,ADARSA, VICALP, BOJBP, UAA, SACAL, OPDSC, PRAGATI, CARR and Samuha Vikash
  2. 2. SRI Upscaling
  3. 3. Progress in Adoption of SRI
  4. 4. Koraput, Malkangiri, Rayagada, Kandhamal, Gajapati, Keonjhar, Ganjam, Deogarh, Nayagarh, Dhenkanal, Cuttack,Sambalpur, Angul Operational Districts
  5. 5. Targeted Farmers
  6. 6. Collaborative Initiatives
  7. 7. <ul><li>Phase I (2006 – 2007) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Organizing and Participating in workshops </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Involving District level officials in SRI demonstration and crop cutting </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Media Clippings </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Strategies Adopted
  8. 8. Phase II (2007-2008) <ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Events </li></ul><ul><li>Orissa State Dialogue on SRI </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue - Govt. and </li></ul><ul><li>Research Institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Media Coverage </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  9. 9. Phase III (2008-2011) <ul><li>Major Target Points </li></ul><ul><li>PRIs </li></ul><ul><li>Farmers Club/Federations/SHGs </li></ul><ul><li>Govt. Officials </li></ul><ul><li>Media </li></ul><ul><li>IEC </li></ul>
  10. 10. 1.PRIs <ul><li>Purposive participation in Gram Sabha/Palli Sabhas for sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Effort being taken for inclusion in village plans </li></ul><ul><li>Involvement of PRIs in mobilising critical input support for farmers </li></ul><ul><li>Sensitising PR representatives to adopt SRI </li></ul>
  11. 11. 2.Farmers Clubs/Federations/SHGs <ul><li>Involving federations as co-partners </li></ul><ul><li>Motivating to adopt at individual member level and also at group level </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing of results at inter group level through exposure and meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Women Leaders or Farmer Leaders trained to act as trainers (Upscaling) </li></ul>
  12. 12. 3.Govt. Officials <ul><li>Observing district level harvesting festival and sharing workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in District and State level Exhibitions </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure visit of media and govt. officials to SRI fields </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous dialogue with Govt. Officials </li></ul><ul><li>Organizing collaborative events </li></ul>
  13. 13. 4. Media <ul><li>Media coverage of events </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure visit of media to SRI fields </li></ul><ul><li>Publication of SRI related articles in print media </li></ul>
  14. 14. 5. IEC <ul><li>SRI Jingles and Discussion broadcasted in All India Radio in Local Language </li></ul><ul><li>SRI Leaflet in Oriya </li></ul><ul><li>Posters on SRI </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Planner </li></ul><ul><li>on SRI Planner CWS - 2011.pdf </li></ul>
  15. 15. Major Events <ul><li>Odisha State Dialogue on SRI, June 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>SRI Project Launching Workshop, June 2008 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>1 st State Level Symposium on SRI, March 2010 (Jaiba Jibika) </li></ul>
  16. 16. Major Achievements <ul><li>DoA sent circular to all district level officials to collaborate with partners for SRI promotion Govt. Circular.doc </li></ul><ul><li>More than 1,000 farmers in 13 districts received partial support for critical inputs such as seeds, weeders, markers etc. under RKVY, State Plan and NFSM (Kharif, 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>CWS and its partners invited to various forums in various states to share about progress in SRI </li></ul>
  17. 17. Cont,d… <ul><li>Partners and CWS considered as nodal agency for SRI upscaling in most of the districts and in the state </li></ul><ul><li>More than 39 PR representatives adopted SRI during 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>– a beginning towards inclusion in village plans ……. </li></ul><ul><li>DoA collaborated with CWS for organising State level SRI Symposium during 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Contributed towards the process of mainstreaming of SRI in the state </li></ul>
  18. 18. Crux of Success <ul><li>Strong cases from the field fed into advocacy actions </li></ul>
  19. 19. Challenges <ul><li>Support is not available in time (most cases) </li></ul><ul><li>Limited choice of farmers over inputs </li></ul><ul><li>Location specific inputs not available </li></ul><ul><li>Quality of inputs sometimes pose a challenge and dissuade farmers </li></ul>
  20. 20. Forthcoming Events 2 nd State Level Symposium <ul><li>Major Highlights </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduled on 7 th March 2011 at Bhubaneswar </li></ul><ul><li>300 SRI Farmers including women </li></ul><ul><li>Inauguration by Agriculture Minister </li></ul><ul><li>All Research Institutions in the State are Participating </li></ul><ul><li>Solidarity Organisations upscaling SRI in the state have confirmed </li></ul><ul><li>Invitation to all SDTT SRI partners to participate </li></ul>
  21. 21. Thank You