Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh

WOTR commenced its work in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh in 2010. In Andhra Pradesh, WOTR has worked on 4 projects across the thematic areas of integrated watershed management and climate change adaptation.

The key different areas  covered  in these projects are: involvement and capacity building of women run Self Help Groups (SHGs), farmer field schools, Adaptive Sustainable Agriculture (agriculture demonstrations and locale-crop specific agro-advisories etc.) , allied livelihood activates such a promotion of backyard poultry , manufacturing of  value added organic manures, installation of eco-friendly sound equipment’s to reduce human –animal conflict  etc.

Major projects undertaken in the region

 

Project Name

Funder

Project Duration

No. of villages

Area

Population covered

Status

1

Integrated watershed development project

Government of Andhra Pradesh

5 years

9 Villages             

 

10,000 ha

 About 9,000

Project completed

2

Climate change adaptation project – supported by SDC

 

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

 

2 years

3 Villages             

2,041 ha

3,000

Project completed

3

Watershed development and infrastructure funds

Bread for the World, Germany

 

1 year

5 Villages               

5,000 ha

About 5,000

Project completed

4

Watershed development and infrastructure funds for agriculture development 

Bread for the World, Germany

 

2 years

2 villages

700 ha

2000

Project completed

5.

Action research study on making watershed development climate resilient using Community Driven Vulnerability Evaluation – Program Designer (CoDriVE-PD) tool 

Government of Andhra Pradesh

4 years

2 Villages

5,000 ha

About 3,000

Ongoing

List of partners:

Funding Partner:

Bread for the World, Germany

Government of Andhra Pradesh

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

Summary of coverage through Projects

Year

No. of District covered

No. of villages Covered

Area Covered

(in ha.)

No. of beneficiaries benefited

2012-13

04

40

33585

92275

2013-14

02

12

12065

29239

2014-15

01

12

12065

29322