|S M Sehgal Foundation
|Dewas, Madhya Pradesh, Sitapur, and Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh
|January – March 2022
Preparation of detailed Project Reports on Livelihood Improvement through Sustainable Agriculture (LISA) & Integrated Village Development Project (IVDP)
To ensure the targeted interventions generate the desired impact, SM Sehgal Foundation entrusted Change Alliance Pvt. Ltd. to create a detailed project report (DPR) focused on location-specific agriculture interventions in the districts of Sitapur and Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, and Dewas in Madhya Pradesh and prepare an integrated village development interventions in Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh for their client John Deere.
The project focussed on assessing the situation in all the three districts following participatory approaches including detailed PRAs, Key informants’ interviews, interviewing farmers’ households, households with no farmland, and government stakeholders. It documented the current agricultural practices in these districts, farmers’ access to agricultural services, challenges they are facing in changing climatic conditions, their adaptation measures, and lessons learned. Change Alliance’s assignment included producing a detailed project report including the suggestive interventions on climate-smart agriculture, the process for community engagement, training and communication needs and plans, project implementation plan, project schedule, budget, monitoring and evaluation indicators, etc.