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Vol. 10, Special Issue 11 (2021)

Impact of project on climate resilient agriculture

Author(s):
SS Kharatmal, ND Deshmukh and DD Suradkar
Abstract:
An investigation entitled “Impact of Project on Climate Resilient Agriculture” was carried out in twelve villages of Latur district of Maharashtra state with a study sample of 120 PoCRA beneficiaries. Profile of PoCRA beneficiaries indicated that, most of the PoCRA beneficiaries (62.20%) were from middle age group, nearly one third (32.50%) of them were having secondary school level education. Most of the PoCRA beneficiaries (73.33%) were male and most of them (34.16%) were possessing 1.01 to 2.00 ha. land and belonged to small farmers category, great majority of the beneficiaries (90.83%) had medium yearly income. More than half of the PoCRA beneficiaries (51.66%) received one training, around half of them (49.16%) were engaged in only farming as occupation and 54.16 per cent were belonged to general category. Most of the PoCRA beneficiaries had medium level of mass media exposure (64.16%) and extension contact (69.16%). Most of the PoCRA beneficiaries belonged to medium level of cosmopolitness (46.66%), economic motivation (76.66%) and risk orientation (59.16%). Socioeconomic position of beneficiaries after participation in PoCRA was improved significantly. Independent variables namely, land holding, annual income, training received and cosmopolitness established positive and highly significant relationship, while education, occupation, mass media exposure, extension contact, economic motivation and risk orientation established positive and significant relationship with the impact of PoCRA on beneficiaries' socioeconomic situation.
Pages: 2613-2617  |  478 Views  178 Downloads
How to cite this article:
SS Kharatmal, ND Deshmukh and DD Suradkar. Impact of project on climate resilient agriculture. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(11S): 2613-2617.

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