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Flood-affected Farmers of India Benefit through Livelihood Restoration Project Featured Article

Farmers in the Mahaboobnagar (Andhra Pradesh) and Raichur (Karnataka) districts had suffered large-scale damages and their livelihoods were devastated after cyclonic floods in October 2009 that completely washed out their farm lands and their only source of sustenance.

Today, these farmers have been able to resume farming on their agricultural lands and enhance their crop yields thanks to a community development and livelihood restoration initiative by Monsanto Fund in partnership with NGO Access Development Services.

In 2009, flood waters inundated these districts and affected the lives and livelihoods of more than five million residents, destroyed millions of acres of farmland … Full Article »