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Jharkhand-Chhattisgarh Tribal Development Project (JCTDP)


06/01 - 06/12


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The goal of the project was to improve the living conditions of 74,000 tribal households, especially women, in the areas of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh, introducing improved farming practices and proven production technologies. This was achieved by organising and enabling communities to adopt sustainable and productive natural resource management regimes, adopt market-oriented production systems and learn the skills and gain the experience of planning and implementing development plans relevant to their villages.

On land and natural resource governance, the project intended to support linkages with banks to enhance access to various government entitlements such as the Forest Rights Act and intended to support community organisations to obtain Community Pattas (title deeds). Moreover the project provided support for the preparation and implementation of management plans in 50 villages.