A case study approach to understand farm family fighting against climate change
Smrutirupa Swain, RK Behera, SK Patra, SS Dash, Smaranika Mohanty, Sweta Sahoo and B Adhikari
Climate Change is now a days becomes a burning issue in agriculture sector and negative impact of which needs to be reduced. Therefore, the present study was undertaken in Jhola village, Gajapati district of Odisha in 2021 where case studies of two progressive farmers of that village were conducted. In these case studies, data analysis tool like sociogram analysis was used to investigate minutely, so that negative effect of climate change and their solutions can be determined properly. After analysis of data, various sources of information & social interaction pattern, it was revealed that farmers are facing severe problems of food & job security due to Climate change and they were fighting against them by means of i) using innovative ‘low-cost technical strategy’ ii) creating links with various Government & Non-Government Organizations to get support from them iii) reducing the costs of agricultural production by limited use of chemical inputs, iv) Implementing IFS and IPM, v) participating in state training programmes. Institutional networks can help in strengthening the farm families by means of capacity building so that food security at family level and empowerment at community level can be possible.
How to cite this article:
Smrutirupa Swain, RK Behera, SK Patra, SS Dash, Smaranika Mohanty, Sweta Sahoo and B Adhikari. A case study approach to understand farm family fighting against climate change. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(6S): 343-347.