Water and livelihood security through community engagement

The project “Water and livelihood security through community engagement” will boost income through agriculture and allied activities, water harvesting measures and other community engagement initiatives for citizenship building. The project will strengthen the institutional, technical and financial capabilities of the communities for better farm-based livelihoods. It will help build water harvesting infrastructures, promote water conservation practices for ecological and economic sustainability, and strengthen cluster approach in farming. It will also encourage women’s participation in economic activities to enhance family income.

The project aims to help build village level capacities for managing sustainable conservation of water and livelihoods development.


13,088 households, 10 villages


Bargarh district in Odisha




April 2022 to March 2023


₹90.52 lakh


ACC Trust


  • Strengthening village development committees and self-help groups
  • Facilitating preparation of village action plans
  • Session with community, PRI members and related functionaries
  • Formation and strengthening of Farmer Producer Groups 
  • Strengthening Farmer Producer Organisation
  • Interface meeting with line departments
  • Renovation of Ponds to be used for irrigation purposes
  • Plantation & land development activities for water conservation
  • Promotion of improved package of practices in rice cultivation
  • Building irrigation systems
  • Promotion of community fisheries
  • Developing horticulture plantation
  • Promotion of women led enterprise
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