1. Raybag, Belagavi district
Driven by MK SHGs, IDF organized world soil health day in two villages on 09th and 12th Dec 2015 in Raybag Taluk under MKSP program. Together, 132 mahila kisans participated where ATMA taluk coordinator from DoA participated as a Resource Person. Improving soil fertility through improving organic carbon and its importance in water management and combating drought conditions were the focus of interaction with the farming community. Kannada daily, Prajavani, covered the event.
IDF team participated as Resource Organization in the soil health day celebrations organized by the DoA of two places of Raybag taluk on 5th Dec 2015. Combating moisture stress, diseases and pests through management of soil health was the focus of presentation in the meet attended by farmers, KVK representatives and progressive farmers
2. Gubbi, Tumkur district
IDF team participated as Resource Organization in the soil health day celebrations organized by the DoA of six villages of Gubbi taluk on 5th, 6th and 9th Dec 2015. Management of soil health through reduced chemical usage and increased natural inputs was the focus of presentation in the meet attended by farmers. Local Kannada daily covered the event.