This research article is based on action research done in Akole block of Ahmednagar district. It aims at promoting production of cereals, pulses, seasonal vegetables, fruits, milk and meat to meet the balanced nutritional needs of the people through local specific crop planning. The whole process involved in the study was monitored through using GIS RS tool.
The paper - “ Crop Planning For Food and Nutrition Security Using GIS and Mobile GPS ” by Vinit Raskar and Manoj Pawar describes the study conducted in Ganeshwadi hamlet of Ghoti village of Ahmednagar district. The study included promoting of production of cereals, pulses, vegetables to improve nutritional needs and GIS and Mobile GPS based crop mapping for planning, dissemination, and monitoring to balance agricultural production for the market and nutritional food consumption.
The paper shows how GIS and Remote Sensing technology can be effectively used for planning, monitoring and assessment of the need of crop planning for food and nutrition security at household level.
The paper has been published in ESRI Conference Proceedings can be downloaded.