Sustainable agriculture popularly known as Organic Farming farming in sustainable ways based on an understanding of ecosystem services, the study of relationships between organisms and their environment.
Ecological farming is the answer to the problems being faced by agriculture in our country today. It will also keep agriculture sustainable. This form of agriculture conserves our soil and water resources, protects our climate, enhances agro-diversity, ensures biodiversity, meets the demand for food and safeguards livelihoods. In short, it ensures that the environment thrives, the farm is productive, the farmer makes a net profit and society has enough nutritious food.
SUVIDHA is working in the field of Sustainable Agriculture since last decade. It is actually the back bone of SUVIDHA. In the states of Uttarakhand, Odisha, Jammu, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, SUVIDHA has covered more than 25,000 farmers 15 districts.
SUVIDHA has worked for Adoption and Cartification practices, where farmers have been trained for components like farmer registration, Soil Health Management, Crop protection, on farm input management, internal and external audits, annual evaluations and Certifications regarding conversion of land under organic practices.
Also market linkages were continuously provided through Haats, Fair & Exhibitions, Veggie Carts, Retail outlets, local mandies etc.