Participatory farm mechanization for small farmers for resilience building and drudgery reduction
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Kumar Shalander, Suresh Algundagi, MS. Shirahatti. (30/6/2015). Participatory farm mechanization for small farmers for resilience building and drudgery reduction. Amman, Jordan: CRP on Dryland Systems (DS).
To promote economic ways of farm operations, enhance climate adaptation and reduce drudgery particularly of women, it was planned to establish two custom hiring centers in target villages (one each at Mannur and Balaganur villages of Sindagi taluka of Vijayapura district). After participatory process of consultation with the farmers, list of farm implements/equipment has been prepared. The institutional arrangements as cooperative/ business are being explored with the community.