|Mathur, Prem N.
|Prem N. Mathur. (31/12/2015). Baseline Survey for Agricultural Biodiversity in Vijayapur District of Karnataka, India 2014.
|Bioversity International is a global research-for-development organization belonging to
CGIAR consortium with a vision that agricultural biodiversity nourishes people and sustains the
planet. It delivers scientific evidence, management practices and policy options to use and
safeguard agricultural biodiversity to attain sustainable global food and nutrition security.
Bioversity works with partners all over the world including India. In its effort to empower
farmers through various interventions for conserving and utilizing the native/local biodiversity
for sustaining the efforts in conservation and management and ensuring nutritional security on
long-term basis it has started programmes with University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot,
Karnataka, India which has a similar vision. A survey was planned and implemented in three
villages namely Balaganur and Mannur in Sindhagi taluka and Nandyal village of Basavana
Bagewadi taluka in Bijapur district of Karnataka. A total 200 households were identified among
the three villages for the this survey work. Focused Group Discussions (FGD) were carried out
to elicite the indegenous and traditional local knowledge about agriculture biodeversity, dietery
biodiversity and market biodiversity available in the study areas. This was mainly aimed at
generating an complete inventary of usefull plant, animal, acquatic species used by local
communities, particularly for food and income. It also aimed at preparing the inventary of
variety of food consumed and the species and products bought and sold in the market by the
people in the study villages.
|Baseline Survey for Agricultural Biodiversity in Vijayapur District of Karnataka, India 2014
|Bioversity International - Bioversity
|CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems - DS
|Vijayapur District of Karnataka