Sustainable Agriculture and market linkages

card5SAT India’s large area is under rainfed agriculture. It requires climate resilient sustainable farming practices. These practices includes in-situ soil moisture conservation, adaptation of LEISA technique, planting of drought tolerance crops, and  mix or intercropping. CARD is advocating these parameters of sustainable agriculture through training, demonstration, and exposure visit. These farmers also encourage to do soil analysis for fertility management, and participate in crop insurance to safeguard them from crop failure.

CARD has formed Producer Groups of the farmers for establish their linkages with processing industries to get the higher share in the money earned. We have linked the soybean and other pulse  growers with ADM, India. Whereas, Cotton growers have pulled in Better Cotton Initiative.