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Karshak Bhandhu (KB365)

to provide online and on faram services to tribal and rural farmers of eastern Ghats - a Nw Initiative of IDEA. a pioneering venture by IDEA to address crop and cattle health needs through online, on farm and at door step to tribal and rural farmes in eastern gahts covering 100 blocks in 17 districts of 3 states - Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha. We provide diagnostic clinical, preventive & curative services & advises MORE

Green Grow

An initiative that is boud to bringin paradigm shift in theway people thing about environemnt. Green grow is aimed at giving people a change to nurture naturea dn reap the benefits first hand. MORE

ECCI

The The Climate Change (CC) in Eastern Ghats - india is adversely affecting te human development, biodiversity, natural resources and livelihoods of rural ad tribal communities of about 70 ethnic tribes with about 20 million populations in sevel states and about 17.5 million of 45 ethnic tribes from N. Eastern Ghats alone in four states - Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chattisgarh and Odisha. IDEA is working with tribal communities for conservation of biodiversity in these states for more than three decades with participatory action, research and network approaches.MORE

Beeline

The The Climate Change (CC) in Eastern Ghats - india is adversely affecting te human development, biodiversity, natural resources and livelihoods of rural ad tribal communities of about 70 ethnic tribes with about 20 million populations in sevel states and about 17.5 million of 45 ethnic tribes from N. Eastern Ghats alone in four states - Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chattisgarh and Odisha. IDEA is working with tribal communities for conservation of biodiversity in these states for more than three decades with participatory action, research and network approaches.MORE

Bio Diversity

The The Climate Change (CC) in Eastern Ghats - india is adversely affecting te human development, biodiversity, natural resources and livelihoods of rural ad tribal communities of about 70 ethnic tribes with about 20 million populations in sevel states and about 17.5 million of 45 ethnic tribes from N. Eastern Ghats alone in four states - Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chattisgarh and Odisha. IDEA is working with tribal communities for conservation of biodiversity in these states for more than three decades with participatory action, research and network approaches.MORE


Projects

Name of the project Name of the sponsoring organization
Programme for Improvement and Protection of Environment (PIPE), Orissa NORAD – The Royal Norwegian Embassy
New Delhi
Disaster relief and rehabilitation programme NORAD – The Royal Norwegian Embassy
New Delhi
Orissa Cyclone Relief and Rehabilitation Programme in Tribal areas of Koraput district, Orissa

NORAD – The Royal Norwegian Embassy, New Delhi
Super Cyclone Relief programme in Ganjam, Kendrapada and Cuttak districts of Orissa NORAD – The Royal Norwegian Embassy
New Delhi
Cyclone relief in Andhra Pradesh NORAD – The Royal Norwegian Embassy
New Delhi
Sustainable Eco Development Project (SEDP, PIPE Phase II), Orissa NORAD – The Royal Norwegian Embassy
New Delhi
Watershed Development Project (WDP), Orissa NORAD – The Royal Norwegian Embassy
New Delhi
Agro-Eco-cultural Development Programme (AEDP) – A.P. & Orissa ETC – COMPAS, The Netherlands
Agro Eco-cultural Development Programme (AEDP Phase – II), AP and Orissa ETC – COMPAS,
The Netherlands
Revival and Enhancement of Endogenous Development (REED) – AP and Orissa ETC-COMPAS,
The Netherlands
Sustainable Eco and Watershed Development project – Orissa NORAD – The Royal Norwegian Embassy
New Delhi
Medicinal Plants Programme for health and livelihood security programme Dept. of Science and Technology,
Science and Society division,
Government of India, New Delhi.
Research Initiative for testing Traditional Anti-Malarial practices (RITAM) Foundation for Revitalisation of Local Health Traditions (FRLHT), Bangalore
University consortium research on traditional food preparations COMPAS, The Netherlands
Ethno-veterinary medical practices COMPAS, The Netherlands
Use of animal products in traditional agriculture COMPAS, The Netherlands.
Documentation and assessment of tribal worldview practices COMPAS, The Netherlands.
Participatory action research on tribal indigenous knowledge on herbal health in Balangir and Nuaparah districts, Orissa. IDEA own sources.
Tribal Endogenous Development Programme (TEDP) in tribal belts of Andhra Pradesh and Orissa ETC, The Netherlands and IDEA own sources.
IK and technologies research and conservation of Primitive Tribal Groups (IKTP) of Orissa and Andhra Pradesh

SCSTRTI, Govt. Orissa (logistic support)

and IDEA own sources

Preparation of district perspective planning report for Nabarangpur district Planning and coordination Dept.
Govt. of Orissa.
Organic Cultivation Promotion Programme Agriculture Promotion and Investments Company Ltd. (APICOL)


Colloborating with Governament Departments /Universities

S No. Colloboration with which Governament Nature of Colloboration Brief remarks on outcome
1. Forest Department Afforestation programmes with natural forest species.
Traditional nature resource conservation practices.
Distribution of educational material.
IDEA and forest department could motivate tribal communities to revive traditional nature resource management practices such as clan totemic concepts and regulation of shifting cultivation
2. Dept. of Botany, Andhra University. Bio-cultural research analysis, identification of medicinal plants. Medicinal plant identification
Participation in the herbarium preservation and management trainings.
3. ITDA and DRDA Distribution of educational material on herbal health and nutrition practices.
Natural pest control programmes.
Educational material distributed in wider areas.
Revival of natural pest control programmes in wider areas.
4. Primary Health Centres, ICDS, Dept. of food and nutrition. Distribution of pamphlets on herbal health and nutritional practices. Revival and enhancement of practices in wider areas.
5. SCSTRTI (Dept. of tribal welfare), Govt. of Orissa Participatory action research on PTG of Orissa Conducting research on IKT practices of primitive tribal groups of Orissa.
6. Agriculture Promotion and Investments Company Ltd. (APICOL) Special Resource Agency as a organisation of excellence on ED and IKT Promotion of commercial agriculture on organic farming and IKT in the entire state of Orissa.
7. WATER AID – UK, Technical Support Agency (TSA) and regional strategic committee member  
8. SCSTRTI (Dept. of tribal welfare), Govt. of Orissa Preparation of Tribal Atlas of Orissa in consultation SCSTRTI.  
9. SCSTRTI (Dept. of tribal welfare), Govt. of Orissa Proposed plans for Preparation of DATABANK of STs of Orissa