Project: Seeds for Life

Posted on Thursday, December 13, 2012 by LEAD

LEADer: Sandesh Bhat
Location: Chandragutti, Sirsi
We always talk about farmers facing lots of trouble. But how many of us think about the reason of theproblem? In Sirsi LEADer Sandesh Bhat found that the farmers have problems withthe conservation of seeds.  Sandesh conducted a project called “Seeds For life” (conservation of Desi  rice seeds) in Chandragutti. 150 farmers participated and exchange their knowledge and practice of conservation of seeds and their importance. Thus the project created a huge impact on changing the perspective of the farmers regarding seed conservation. In this program more than 40 varieties of seeds has been introduced and received the attention of farmers.  

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