Technical session for farmers on Rabi Crops

Published Date : Monday, December 14, 2015
LANSA organised technical session for farmers on November 27, 2015. The technical session focused in detail on Rabi Crop intervention under Farming system for Nutrition (FSN) intervention. MSSRF encourages Rabi crops like wheat, gram, onion and Jowar that are micronutrient dense and are higher yield varieties. The crop interventions are usually based on the local agro-ecological situations.View Report


Published Date : Monday, December 7, 2015
A capacity building programme on poultry rearing for women farmers was organised by MSSRF in association with MAFSU (Maharashtra Animals & Fishery Sciences of University) Nagpur. This capacity building programme was specially organised for women under the FSN villages of LANSA as it focuses on poultry rearing as a part of FSN intervention under livestock components. The aim of the training was to promote subsidiary occupations like poultry, goatery, and fishery to achieve better livelihood...


Published Date : Thursday, November 26, 2015
To improve the nutritional status of villagers in the FSN villages' backyard nutri-gardens were introduced. This report shows the status of nutrition promotional activities in the FSN villages of Koraput.View Report


Published Date : Monday, October 12, 2015
A Farmers meeting was organised with YUVA rural organisation at Wardha, LANSA. YUVA is an organisation which promotes straight variety of Deshi cotton to farmers and distributes Moringa seeds for plantation. The objective of the meeting was to transfer knowledge on Deshi cotton cultivation and its importance, and to motivate farmers towards organic farming.View Report


Published Date : Wednesday, September 23, 2015
The farmers in the FSN villages were taken for a field visit to create an awareness among them on crop diseases and pest management of cotton (HDPS), soybean, red gram, and sorghum trial plots. The visit was also organised to create awareness and transfer knowledge on field trial plots of Kharif crops and to make them understand the objectives of the trials, and to share the experience of cultivation practices.View Report

Reports on visits to various organisations at nagpur

Published Date : Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Visit to CICR, RMD, MAFSU at Nagpur were made on Friday 15 May 2015 to find out from CICR about availability of cotton seeds for the coming Kharif season, to discuss the requirements for setting up a mini-weather station with the RMD and to discuss possible interventions under animal husbandry in the FSN villages, with officials at MAFSU. Visits to NRCC, MAFSU and CICR at Nagpur were made in June 2015 regarding signing Mou and for other...

Technical session for farmers in Wardha

Published Date : Wednesday, January 28, 2015
To get more Practical experience on Seed production, its management and usage for multiplication for economic farming under Farming System for Nutrition (FSN) in Wardha District of Maharashtra a technical session for farmers was conducted at Saheli. Later in November a technical session was conducted on cultivation practices and technology under Rabi Crops and then in December a session was conducted to create awareness about disease, insect pest identification, on field diagnosis and its...

Tackling malnutrition at the community level

Published Date : Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Community Hunger Fighters (CHF) for every FSN village to create awareness on importance of nutrition, health and hygiene    A pathway to address malnutrition is by involving the people, to understand and address problems of malnutrition in their own communities.CHF are selected by the village community in consultation with them. They are given training on what a balanced diet is, kitchen garden concept, importance of eating vegetables, accessing entitlements, safe...

Report on participation at 'Agro-Tech Exhibition'

Published Date : Monday, January 12, 2015
Team members of LANSA at Wardha participated at the 'Agro-Tech Exhibition' in December 2014 and established a stall at Dr. PDKV (Agricultural University), Akola in Maharashtra to share and interact with people to provide information on Farming System for Nutrition. View Report

farmers exposure visit to MAFSU

Published Date : Monday, January 5, 2015
For more practical experience on fish cultivation, fish rearing and poultry interventions some of the farmers under Farming System for Nutrition (FSN) in Wardha District of Maharashtra were taken to Maharashtra Animals and Fisheries Sciences University (MAFSU) Nagpur.View Report

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