Food security of low earning marginalized communities (especially tribes and small farming communities) is threatened by the climate change and resource access issues. Food and income insecurity is driving these communities to livelihood methods which are causing burden
This is a project to rehabilitate the young women survivors of the bonded labour scheme existing in the textile mills in Tamilnadu (Dindigul is a textile hub, with may spinning mills. These employ teenage girls from nearby villages, promising huge sums of money for their marriage.
After the occurrence of tsunami in Tamil Nadu, India, frequent happenings of forcible intrusion and withdrawal of sea water with maximum threatening level affect the psychology of coastal communities and hence, consequential
The Tamil Nadu Bio diversity and Greening project is a 5 years project Implemented in Dindigul and Karur districts supported by the Tamil Nadu Forest Department with the support of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) The following activities were undertaken by us
The Dindigul, Karur Forest Divisions & Kodaikanal
Seeds Theatre Group (STG) has the motive of safe guarding traditional arts of Tamil Nadu by performing different forms of it to create awareness on various development issues, problems and provide solutions. Seeds Theatre Group has talented artists who perform singing, mono acting, mimicry, folk arts, stage theatre and street theatre.
In Ayyalur forest region, SEEDS has conducted HIV/AIDS awareness programmein 30 tribal villages through Cultural programmes, skits, street theatre, awareness songs. IEC materials containing messages on mode of transmission,
The Kudaganaru River which passes through 15 villages in Tamil Nadu is polluted due to the effluents discharged by 17 tanneries in Dindigul. The objective of the project is to raise awareness about tannery pollution and thereby create a pressure point for local bodies to provide safe drinking water.
SEEDS Trust is rights based organization working for disadvantaged and vulnerable children in target areas within Dindigul District of Tamilnadu, India. SEEDS Trust's working areas are Dindigul district, Palani town and foot hill villages of Kodaikanal.
As part of the Awareness component, Street Meetings Cum Cultural Programmes were conducted by our staffs and cultural team members in 68 villages spread over 12 civil districts.
The purpose of developing sustained community nursery by ensuring farmer and youth participation in promoting tree planting in agricultural and public lands along the foothill villages of Northern slop of Palni Hills of Western Ghats through agro-forestry and afforestration development activities.
SEEDS Trust aims to provide Sustainable agriculture involving the successful management of resources for agriculture to satisfy changing human needs while maintaining or enhancing the quality of the environment and conserving natural resources.The Cauvery River is the lifeblood of Tamil Nadu's agriculture and flows in a south-easterly direction for 475
SEEDS Trust, with the help of experts, trained and constructed compost units (vermi-composting) for 60 poor women. All units were functioning well and that the enriched compost was being sold to local farmers. SEEDS Trust was of the view that to increase compost output, beneficiaries needed to be provided with milk cow, meat goat, poultry chicks and seeds to grow fodder trees in their kitchen yards.
In order to counter the forest degradation, Joint Forest Management (JFM) was introduced in planning, conservation, afforestration and benefit sharing. Tamilnadu Afforestration Project Phase-I (TAP-I) was implemented at a cost of Rs.688 crores over 8 years from 1997-98 to 2004-05 with a soft loan from Japan Bank for International Co-operation (JBIC).
Tribals are the integral part of the forest eco-system and their economy depends on the forest resources. Tribal villages are mostly enclosures located within the forest area. In order to improve the productivity of the forests close to the tribal settlements, afforestration works over an extent of 15,000 ha was undertaken to plant useful tree species yielding Minor Forest Produce (MFP), bamboo, small timber and poles. The different