5 million families
across 13 states spread over 100,000 villages,have come out of poverty and are leadinga sustainable and dignified life.
Resilient Agriculture (Wadi Programme)
of wastelands, transformedinto fruit orchard by more than 0.2 milliontribal families, generating 10 billion income.
5 million families enjoying better quality of life through improved health, hygiene and sanitation, nutritional security, safe drinking water and promotion of energy efficient devices.
Water Centric Development
0.3 million ha
developed under watershed,has benefitted more than 0.2 million familiesto produce food worth 12 billion.
are associated with BAIF through formation of 3185 Self Help Groups. Rs. 90 million collectively saved by 40,000 women from 3185 Self Help Groups involved in micro-finance and family business enterprises in nine states; Accessed credit worth Rs.170 million.
ANNOUNCEMENTS / EVENTS
Inauguration of world class Sex Sorted Laboratory at Urulikanchan, near Pune by Dr. Juan F. Moreno, Chief Executive Officer, Sexing Technologies/ST genetics, Navasota, Texas, USA and Mr. Hrishikesh A. Mafatlal, Chairman, BAIF, on November 3, 2018.
“Application of Sorted Semen Technology: Field Experience and Technical Aspects”
was organized on November 3, 2018 at BAIF Central Research Station, Urulikanchan with focus on field experiences in launching the sexed semen programme, evolution of semen sorting technology and perspective of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA, on technology introduction.
OTHER RECENT EVENTS
the visit of Mr. Rodger Voorhies, President (Global Growth and Opportunity), BMGF, on March 25, 2019.
Programme Design workshop for future programme design
for livestock development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from March 18-21, 2019.
the Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (National Commission for Cows) held on March 1, 2019 in New Delhi.
“Agriculture and Food Processes” on February 4–5, 2019 in Hyderabad.
organized by IFPRI and FAO on November 28-30, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.
- Enterprising woman farmer charts a path to prosperity From an impoverished homemaker to a successful farmer and trusted counselor for many women in the area, the story of Sangita Mhatre of Mande is an inspiring tale of how women in rural India can take charge of their destiny given the slightest of opportunities. Shreeya Bhagwat, August 11, 2017, VillageSquare.in. To read more click here.
- This organisation is using artificial insemination to create sustainable rural livelihoods. How this 50-year-old non-profit is empowering rural India with state-of-the-art technologies. Jai Vipra, April 10, 2019, YourStory.com. To read more click here
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INSIGHTS AND LEARNING
Reinterpretation and Application of Core Gandhian Concepts: The BAIF Effort and Beyond. Girish G. Sohani, Relevance of Gandhi@150. To read more click here.
BAIF History and Heritage. To read more click here.
Golden Years of BAIF – Special Issue of the BAIF Journal. To read more click here.
In the Footsteps of Gandhi – the Manibhai Desai and BAIF Story. To read more click here.
Blowing in the Wind. To read more click here.
Prayas: Experiences in Partnership. To read more click here.