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Convergence of Agriculture Initiatives in Maharashtra (CAIM)


Operational Area: Yavatmal, Akola and Amaravati Districts in Maharashtra

Government of Maharashtra is implementing the program titled ‘Convergence of Agricultural Interventions in Maharashtra’ (CAIM) for developing
  • resilient production,
  • sustainable and diversified households,
  • on-farm and off-farm livelihoods
  • allowing households to face production and market risks without falling back into poverty and distress
The project receives financial assistance from International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT). Chetna and a Farmer Cooperative – Kamadhenu Society in Yavatmal promoted by Chetna has been provisionally selected as project implementation agencies to cover 13,200 poor and poorest households in three clusters with financial outlay of over INR.150 million in next 4 four years. 

As on date, Chetna and /or its partner Kamdhenu have not applied/opted for SRTT funds for technical/political reasons.


September 2012

Here are some recent images from Yavatmal district of Maharashtra, where Chetna Organic in association with Kamadhenu Cooperative society is implementing the Convergence of Agricultural Initiatives in Maharashtra.(CAIM). The project is in its initial stages and activities like Baseline Surveys, DPR preparation, Social mapping, PRA activities etc are being carried on in full swing.

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