30th and 31st July, Bengaluru
The Consultation was organized in collaboration with the Environment Support Group (ESG) Bengaluru and ETC group. The consultation discussed global, national and sub national priorities and challenges in climate, food and agriculture and sustainability initiatives and understood that climate change and sustainable development are being used as tools to promote corporate interests and false slutions; which is making the situation worse for the people on the frontline of impacts, and how meaningful actions can be organized to resist false solutions and promote sustainability, equity and justice. More than 40 participants including CSOs, youth, CBOs, gender groups and academics participated in the Consultation.
The GoI had launched the "Farm Pond" program in 2016. From 2016 several states have been implementing this farm pond program. The initiative is an effective adaptation measure and its success/ failure will have a major impact on farmer’s confidence in adaptation measures. In May 2018 Pairvi in collaboration with its partners undertook a rigorous evaluation of implementation, designs and operation of farm ponds scheme, in 4 states where it is being implemented. The reports based on the study and survey will be brought out soon.
25th-31st May, Chandan, Banka district, Bihar.
Around 30 women Participants mostly from minority communities’ undergone practical exposure of mushroom cultivation. This training was organized after deliberations with beedi workers as Mushroom cultivation can be an alternate source of income for the beedi workers.
24th December 2015, Jaipur, Rajasthan