Natural Resource Management

NRM-Natural resource management refers to the management of natural resources such as land, water, soil, plants and animals, with a particular focus on how management affects the quality of life for both present and future generations.

PRO-POOR INNOVATION-SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS PROMOTION THROUGH NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT –
SYM believes on sustainable agriculture and mostly subsistence farming systems for enhanced food and nutrition security, ensures sustainability of livelihoods through Natural Resource Management. The sustainability depends on the management systems to access, control and manage forest, water, soil, and vegetation and livestock resources.
Results can be seen – Biodiversity Conservation ,Strengthening of Water Users Associations in Minor, Medium and Major irrigation projects, Participatory Irrigation Management ,Promotion of Sustainable agricultural practices,Eco-Friendly practices promotion,Water conservation works through water shed project implementation ,Soil and water conservation (Including watershed programs, dry land farming systems)Plantation and Horticulture (tree based farming wadi development, organic farming) ,Forestry activities,Bamboo based farming, energy plantations, Waste land development, rehabilitation and management/ Community Forest management, Pasture development, Bio Diversity Conservation), Dry land Farming systems management (including livestock and aqua resources), Climate change adoption/Clean Development mechanism, Adopting and promoting several Permacultural practices in tribal areas.

Achievements of 2017-18

Construction & Renovation of Check dams
26

Units

780

Acres

742

Farmers

Pond Deepening and Renovation
30

Units

157

Acres

172

Farmers

Farm Pond Development
119

Units

297

Acres

238

Farmers