CRP Development for Food & Nutrition Self-sufficiency

Rudraprayag, 25 Feb 2017

Building capacities of the local community leaders is essential to keep the development wheel moving. Reliance Foundation gives enough space to nurture the local community persons on different aspects of the rural transformation. These carefully identified and selected community persons are developed into ‘Community Resource Persons’ (CRPs) after series of competency programs.

​In order to develop CRPs for food and nutrition self-sufficiency, yesterday a hands on training program was organised at training center. This was in continuation to CRP development for food and nutrition. Dr. Kukshal, a horticulture expert who deeply understand the local context of hilly climatic condition was the trainer. The topics covered were:

  1. Management of old fruit plants.
  2. Care and Management of fruit plants, verities suitable for the area.
  3. Economics of fruit plants.
  4. Poly house Management
  5. Nursery raising practices along with  does and don’t.

In the program, total 25 participants representing 8 VAs (village association) has participated and learned very practical new things. Dr. Kukshal has also provided solutions related to fruit plants and poly house movement, as specific queries by few of the participants.

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Author: B K SINGH

Rural Development Professional, at present working for Reliance Foundation to bridge the developmental gaps between Rural Bharat and Urban India. Expert in Project Management, nurturing professionals to serve for holistic, self-reliant, and sustainable development.

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