Himalayee Paryavaran Shiksha Sansthan (HPSS)

Project Theme

Small Holder Agriculture & Climate Change

Target Group

Women

Project Period

01 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2015

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Introduction

Uttarakhand with its fragile ecosystem is one of the most vulnerable regions to climate-mediated risks. In June 2013, Uttarakhand was severely hit by heavy rain induced flash floods and landslides resulting in loss of innumerable lives, property, infrastructure and the shock which is still grappling number of people of the affected regions. Uttarakashi being one of the 4 districts (Rudraprayag, Chamoli, Pithoragarh, Uttarakashi) which was highly affected by the disaster in 2013, in which the villages selected were also affected by the disaster. People lost their home, land, livestock, Productive assets and means of livelihood. So, it is quite imperative to map and address the issues faced by the villagers and farmers of this region & take initiative for livelihood recovery of affected community specially small & marginal farmers.