Sustainability assessment of 48000 sugarcane farmers in India under the India I3SF framework

Sustainability assessment of 48000 sugarcane farmers in India under the India I3SF framework

Project Name: Sustainability assessment of 48000 sugarcane farmers under the India Sustainable Sugarcane smallholders framework (I3SF)

Project Location: Hardoi, Sitapur, Shahjahanpur and Farrukabad district of Uttar Pradesh

Objective:

Understand the knowledge attitude and practices of the sugarcane farmers engaged with DSCL Asses the current status of sustainability of sugarcane cultivation in the area Develop a road map for future training and capacity development programmes and other interventions with farmers of the area.

Activities Performed:

Recruitment, training and handholding of a research team comprising of over 80 enumerators. Developing the operational and supervision plan for field work spread over 2 months. Assessed the sustainable sugarcane cultivation practices of 48000 sugarcane farmers. Effective monitoring systems were developed to ensure the quality of assessment and generated data.