Shambu focus group discussion

women's group

map


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strategy

Practice chosen
Location
Status in the watershed
Intervention
River diversion
Around the perennial river
Adoped

Motor pump
Around the perennial river where river diversion is not possible
Not adopted
Access to motor pump
Access to finances
Soil bunds
On the slope
Adopted

soil fertility management (crop rotation, intercropping)
Cropland
Adopted
Timely availability of all input (fertilizer, seeds)
Improved seed
Cropland
Not adopted
Timely availability of all input (fertilizer, seeds)
Access to credit
Sesbania
Cropland
Adopted

Well
Upland
Adopted

Improved breeds
Grazing land


Apple trees
Midslope
Adopted

Cut-off drain
Midslope
Adopted

Limiting animal movement
Grazing land

Community organisation
Area enclosure
Grazing land
Not adopted
Community organization
Cut-and carry system

Not adopted
Community organization
oversowing
Up and mid land
Not adopted
Community organization

men's group

map

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strategy

Practice chosen
Location
Status in the watershed
Intervention
Bunds
Midslope
Adopted

River diversion
Around the perennial river
Adopted

Motor pump
Around the river where diversion is not possible
Not adopted
Access to finances
Well
Upland, lowslope
Adopted

Check dam/ gully rehabilitation
Degraded land
Adopted

Area enclosure
In the planted forest, lowlands
In process

Cut and carry livestock system
The whole watershed to protect the grazing land
Simultaneously with the area enclosure.

Apple trees
Upslope, midslope
Adopted
Improve output market access
Access to seedlings
Mulching
Everywhere but mainly combined with apple trees
Adopted

Contour planting
Cropland
Adopted

Improved livestock breeds
Grassland
Adopted but could be more
Access to more cross breed livestock
Oversowing
Grassland
Not adopted
Access to forage seed
Oversowing on cropland border
Cropland
Not adopted
Access to forage seeds
Poultry farming (=20 chicken per farm)
Midland
Not adopted
Access to incubator or one day chicken
Improved varieties of wheat and barley
Cropland
Not adopted
Access to improved seed