Agro Forestry Project in Satara, Maharastra

Agro Forestry Project in Satara, Maharastra

Project Title: Agroforestry for Sustainable Reforestation and Enhanced Agricultural Yields in Satara, Maharashtra

Location: Village Girvi, Phaltan Taluka, Satara District, Maharashtra, India

Duration: 5-10 Years

Implementation Partner: Ekal Abhiyan and Ramreyaan Aroma and perfumes pvt ltd

 

Project Background:

Satara, a region known for its agricultural significance, has faced challenges related to deforestation, declining agricultural productivity, and increasing pressure on natural resources. To address these issues, our Agroforestry Project combines the cultivation of fruit-bearing trees with aromatic plants like geranium. This innovative approach aims to not only enhance the region's forest cover but also improve the livelihoods of local farmers.

Goal - Trees to be Planted
750,000
Planted till Now
6,656

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Nutanix 2500 Tree(s)
from Feb 01, 2024

Vinit Shah 1100 Tree(s)
from Aug 30, 2023

InfoBeans Technologies Limited 365 Tree(s)
from Indore Feb 13, 2024

Harshit Agarwal 300 Tree(s)
from Raipur Feb 22, 2024

Precizoncare Technology Private Limited 234 Tree(s)
from Jaipur Nov 24, 2023

Geetanjali Tatikola 126 Tree(s)
from Visakhapatnam Jan 06, 2024

Vijay pandey 100 Tree(s)
from Delhi Oct 16, 2023

SURESHKUMAR B 100 Tree(s)
from Chennai Nov 04, 2023

Harshada Gavali 100 Tree(s)
from Pune Oct 25, 2023

Arshita Nandwana 100 Tree(s)
from Faridabad Oct 13, 2023

Shivani saxena 100 Tree(s)
from Kolkata Oct 05, 2023

Vikas Agarwal 55 Tree(s)
from Jan 14, 2024

Shweta Shalini 51 Tree(s)
from Pune Sep 08, 2023

Deepak Rai 51 Tree(s)
from Azamgarh Nov 04, 2023

Shivam Kukreja 50 Tree(s)
from Hapur Feb 09, 2024

Shivam Kukreja 50 Tree(s)
from Hapur Jan 10, 2024

Tejaswi Desiraju 50 Tree(s)
from Bengaluru Nov 01, 2023

Shailesh Kadam 50 Tree(s)
from Mumbai Oct 13, 2023

Manya Jain 50 Tree(s)
from Delhi Oct 12, 2023

Sreejith M D 50 Tree(s)
from Thrissur Oct 18, 2023

Shruti Duge 50 Tree(s)
from Bengaluru Oct 03, 2023

Vikas Agarwal 50 Tree(s)
from Jan 15, 2024

Vikas Agarwal 50 Tree(s)
from Jan 15, 2024

Dia Mirza 25 Tree(s)
from Satara Dec 09, 2023

ECSO GLOBAL PRIVATE LIMITED 25 Tree(s)
from Gurgaon Nov 22, 2023

Dhanashree Bhagwat 20 Tree(s)
from Pune Jan 18, 2024

Urvija Pandey 20 Tree(s)
from Ahmedabad Sep 30, 2023

Renu Sharma 20 Tree(s)
from Delhi Oct 17, 2023

Vinitha Mokshagundam 20 Tree(s)
from Bengaluru Sep 29, 2023

Ranju S V 20 Tree(s)
from Navi Mumbai Oct 06, 2023

Imaya G 20 Tree(s)
from Bengaluru Oct 02, 2023

Shivani S 20 Tree(s)
from BANGALORE Oct 07, 2023

Setbai Mahilange 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 12, 2024

Rambhagat Mahilange 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 12, 2024

Kunj Bihari Banjare 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 12, 2024

Jackky Bhagnani 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 12, 2024

Gularam Banjare 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 12, 2024

Rakul Preet Singh 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 12, 2024

Hiralal Bhamare 11 Tree(s)
from Satara Dec 09, 2023

Shri Eknath Shinde; CM Maharas 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 14, 2024

Shri Devendra Gangadharrao Fad 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 14, 2024

Shri Vinay Sahasrabuddhe; Memb 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 14, 2024

Shri Kapil Moreshwar Patil; Mi 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 13, 2024

Shrikant Shinde Ji; Member of 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 13, 2024

Shri Chandrashekhar Bawankule; 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 12, 2024

Shri Ravindra Chavan; Public W 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 12, 2024

Mahant Shashikant Das Ji Mahar 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 12, 2024

Param Pujniya Didi Maa Sadhvi 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 12, 2024

Mahant Dr Ram Vilas Das Vedant 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 12, 2024

Jagat Guru Ram Dinesh Acharaya 11 Tree(s)
from Jan 12, 2024

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Harshit Agarwal 300 Tree(s)
Raipur Feb 22, 2024

Shraddha Pathrikar 1 Tree(s)
Pune Feb 16, 2024

Shraddha Pathrikar 10 Tree(s)
Pune Feb 16, 2024

Shraddha Pathrikar 1 Tree(s)
Pune Feb 16, 2024

Shraddha Pathrikar 1 Tree(s)
Pune Feb 16, 2024

InfoBeans Technologies Limited 365 Tree(s)
Indore Feb 13, 2024

Shivam Kukreja 50 Tree(s)
Hapur Feb 09, 2024

Naveen Bhardwaj 1 Tree(s)
Mumbai Feb 09, 2024

Naveen Bhardwaj 1 Tree(s)
Mumbai Feb 09, 2024

Nutanix 2500 Tree(s)
Feb 01, 2024

GrowBillionTrees Update 1 Tree(s)
Pune Jan 24, 2024

GrowBillionTrees Update 2 Tree(s)
Pune Jan 22, 2024

Shubham Singh 1 Tree(s)
Meerut Jan 21, 2024

Shubham Singh 1 Tree(s)
Meerut Jan 21, 2024

Shubham Singh 1 Tree(s)
Meerut Jan 21, 2024

Shubham Singh 1 Tree(s)
Meerut Jan 21, 2024

Shubham Singh 1 Tree(s)
Meerut Jan 21, 2024

Dhanashree Bhagwat 20 Tree(s)
Pune Jan 18, 2024

Vikas Agarwal 50 Tree(s)
Jan 15, 2024

Vikas Agarwal 50 Tree(s)
Jan 15, 2024

Ashutosh Dumbare 11 Tree(s)
Jan 14, 2024

Vikas Agarwal 55 Tree(s)
Jan 14, 2024

Shri Ravi Singh 11 Tree(s)
Jan 14, 2024

Shri Ravi Tiwari 11 Tree(s)
Jan 14, 2024

Shri Amar Ramkrishna Gharat 11 Tree(s)
Jan 14, 2024

Shri Niranjan Davkhare; MLA 11 Tree(s)
Jan 14, 2024

Shri Sanjay Kelkar; MLA 11 Tree(s)
Jan 14, 2024

Shri Eknath Shinde; CM Maharas 11 Tree(s)
Jan 14, 2024

Shri Devendra Gangadharrao Fad 11 Tree(s)
Jan 14, 2024

Shri Vinay Sahasrabuddhe; Memb 11 Tree(s)
Jan 14, 2024

Ravi Singh 1 Tree(s)
Jan 14, 2024

Shri Kapil Moreshwar Patil; Mi 11 Tree(s)
Jan 13, 2024

Shrikant Shinde Ji; Member of 11 Tree(s)
Jan 13, 2024

Shri Chandrashekhar Bawankule; 11 Tree(s)
Jan 12, 2024

Shri Ravindra Chavan; Public W 11 Tree(s)
Jan 12, 2024

Jackky Bhagnani 11 Tree(s)
Jan 12, 2024

Setbai Mahilange 11 Tree(s)
Jan 12, 2024

Kunj Bihari Banjare 11 Tree(s)
Jan 12, 2024

Gularam Banjare 11 Tree(s)
Jan 12, 2024

Rambhagat Mahilange 11 Tree(s)
Jan 12, 2024

Mahant Shashikant Das Ji Mahar 11 Tree(s)
Jan 12, 2024

Param Pujniya Didi Maa Sadhvi 11 Tree(s)
Jan 12, 2024

Mahant Dr Ram Vilas Das Vedant 11 Tree(s)
Jan 12, 2024

Jagat Guru Ram Dinesh Acharaya 11 Tree(s)
Jan 12, 2024

Rakul Preet Singh 11 Tree(s)
Jan 12, 2024

Shivam Kukreja 50 Tree(s)
Hapur Jan 10, 2024

Geetanjali Tatikola 126 Tree(s)
Visakhapatnam Jan 06, 2024

Dia Mirza 25 Tree(s)
Satara Dec 09, 2023

Hiralal Bhamare 11 Tree(s)
Satara Dec 09, 2023

Amoolya Boora 1 Tree(s)
Mumbai Dec 06, 2023

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Project Impact Summary

Offset carbon footprint for 5,625 humans /year Generate Oxygen sufficient for 750,000 humans/year
Provide employment for 300,000 days Support to 24,000,000 wild animals & birds

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Project Objectives:

  1. Reforestation: Increase forest cover in Satara through the strategic planting of fruit trees and aromatic plants.

  2. Biodiversity Conservation: Promote biodiversity by creating mini-ecosystems within the agroforestry system, providing habitats for various wildlife species.

  3. Agricultural Yield Enhancement: Improve farmers' incomes by diversifying crops, increasing yields, and enabling additional income through the sale of fruit and aromatic plants.

  4. Soil and Water Conservation: Implement sustainable land management practices to prevent soil erosion and enhance water retention in the region.

Project Activities:

  1. Species Selection: Identify and select fruit tree species suitable for the region, such as mango, guava, and custard apple, along with aromatic plants like geranium.

  2. Agroforestry Layout: Develop agroforestry plots with a mix of fruit trees and aromatic plants to maximize land use efficiency.

  3. Training and Capacity Building: Conduct training programs for local farmers on agroforestry techniques, sustainable farming practices, and aromatic plant cultivation.

  4. Tree Planting and Maintenance: Plant selected tree and plant species, and provide ongoing care and maintenance support to ensure healthy growth.

  5. Wildlife Conservation: Collaborate with local conservation organizations to monitor and protect wildlife in the agroforestry areas.

  6. Market Linkages: Facilitate market linkages for farmers to sell their fruit and aromatic plant produce, ensuring fair prices and market access.

  7. Soil and Water Management: Implement soil conservation measures like contour farming and check dams for effective water management.

Tree Varieties:

  • Mango
  • Custard Apple 
  • Pomogranate
  • Lemon
  • Tamarind
  • Drumstrick / Moringa
  • Sapota
  • Bamboo
  • Karwand
  • Sita Ashoka
  • Amla
  • Apple Baer
  • Guava
  • Belpatra

Expected Outcomes:

  • Increased forest cover in Satara District.
  • Improved agricultural yields and income for local farmers.
  • Enhanced biodiversity and wildlife habitat.
  • Soil erosion prevention and efficient water management.
  • Empowerment of local communities through sustainable agroforestry practices.

Project Partners:

  • Local farmers and agricultural cooperatives.
  • Environmental NGOs and conservation organizations.
  • Government agricultural departments and forestry agencies.
  • Academic institutions for research and technical support.

Budget:

The project budget includes expenses for tree saplings, training programs, land preparation, equipment, and ongoing maintenance. Funding will be sought from government grants, corporate partnerships, and public donations.

Conclusion:

Our Agroforestry Project in Satara, Maharashtra, aims to create a sustainable and harmonious environment where reforestation efforts align with increased agricultural productivity. By planting fruit trees alongside aromatic plants, we hope to address environmental challenges while uplifting the lives of local farmers, ultimately contributing to a greener, more prosperous Satara.

Project Images:

An agroforestry project is a sustainable land management system that integrates the cultivation of trees, shrubs, or woody perennials with crops and/or livestock on the same piece of land. The primary goal of agroforestry is to enhance agricultural productivity, conserve natural resources, and promote environmental sustainability.

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