State: Odisha

Living Farms

Living Farms is a non-governmental, not-for-profit registered organization based in Odisha, India. The organisation engages with local communities in rural Odisha to cultivate critical consciousness; and develop the ability to objectively analyze the root causes of the current crisis. We do not limit our efforts to address immediate problems, but have been partnering with local …

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Sustainable development through empowerment of resource dependent poor, establishment of community-based bio-diverse food production, restoration of eco-system, sustainable small-scale fishery and democratic decentralization of natural resource governance.


PRADAN’s founders believed, ‘people with education and empathy must engage with the poorest. That India’s development cause is served better when educated Indians work directly with the poor, which is as important as working in industries and commercial sectors…’, is more relevant today than ever. India continues to be overwhelmingly rural even today with low …

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The Vision is to develop an appropriate framework for public investments into rainfed agriculture rooted in a paradigm of sustainable natural resource management to enhance the resilience of production systems and enable better livelihoods. The Key Objective is to affect the nature, amount and delivery of public investments for the establishment of productive and resilient …

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Social Welfare Agency & Training Institute (SWATI) is a Non-government Organisation has been working for the development of the tribal people and underprivileged sections of society living in remote pockets of Kondhamal district in Odisha since 1997. SWATI envision a self sustained and self reliant just society with equal participation of women. Capacitating the weaker …

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VIEWS (Voluntary Integration for Education and Welfare of Society) is a growing grass-roots organization working towards Quality Education, Sustainable Livelihoods, Health and Hygiene among marginal tribal, Dalits and socially excluded communities in Odisha. VIEWS received Special Consultative Status with UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) since 2019 and also a member of the Masterpeace Global …

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WASSAN engages in the task of development and empowerment of economically backward sections in particular the scheduled castes and tribes and backward communities with reference to watershed development projects like Water Management, Crop Management, Afforestation, Pasture/Fodder Development, Rural Energy Management, Soil and Land Management and to establish, set up, conduct, aid, help or otherwise support …

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Odisha Millet Mission

Odisha Millets Mission is a flagship programme of Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment, Government of Odisha. Special Programme for Promotion of Millets in Tribal Areas of Odisha (Odisha Millets Mission) was launched by Govt of Odisha in 2017 to revive millets in farms and on plates. It emerged from a consultation between Government, Academia …

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Gram Vikas

Partner with rural communities to enable them to lead a dignified life. We do this by building their capabilities, strengthening community institutions and mobilising resources.