Soil & Water management is crucial issue in Semi Arid Tropic situation for crop productivity and allied livelihood activities. Rural households faces hugs losses in crop production & even drinking water for himself and his animals including fodder shortages during drought situation.
CARD has advocated sowing across the slope & implementing compartment & stone bunding, CCT, stream deepening & straightening, Form ponds & well recharge. These practices save soil to be flown out, improve soil moisture regime, increase the ground water table.
These practices improve the crop productivity, stabilize the form income, reduce the crop failure, household poverty and distress.