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Record ID: APTM/1988/0007
Document Type: Report
Title: Impact Evaluation of Andhra Pradesh Tribal Development Project APTDP
Researcher: D Ramachandraraju
Editor/Author: Tribal Cultural Research & Training Institute Andhra Pradesh
Keywords: Agriculture Development Consultant
Community Development Coordinator
Village Tribal Development Association
Podu Cultivation
Minor Forest Produce
Thrift and Credit Group
Soil Conservation
Sector: Livelihoods (Farm/ Non Farm)
University: Department of Tribal Welfare, Government of Andhra Pradesh
Completed Date: Jun-1988
Abstract: The mention of Podu Cultivation takes the author back to 1950s when he had the first glimpse of fires it by Podu cultivators on Podu clearings on the verdant hills on either side of the Godavari garage from the old railway bridge spanning the river Godavari at Rajahmundry while travelling on a slow passenger train at a last summer night. Several years later on both sides of the valley stood barren hills completely shorn off natural vegetation as mute memorials of in estimable damage caused by the Podu cultivation the hill slopes. In this project the introduction chapter contains the proposal for consideration of Andhra Pradesh Tribal Development Project (APTDP) as a second tribal development project in India on the request of Government of India has been agreed by IFAD Rome and a loan agreement between India and International Fund for Agriculture Development was entered on May 15 1991. The APTDP became effective in August, 1991. The impact evaluation study was undertaken during January 97 to June 97 to access the benefits that have accrued to tribals are a result of the project with the following general objectives. And specific objectives of study is selection of village/ households multiple stratified random sampling method was employed for selection of sample villages. The stratification of the project villages was first done ITDA wise due to varied geo-ethnic milieu and its differential impact of the project on the target population and also used some methods case studies, limitations ., socio-cultural economic and demographic profiles of study villages. Chapter 2 and 3 deals with the natural resource development and soil /water conservation and horticulture and arable crop development. Community participation:- The project encourages self help and reliance with in the communities. Formation of villages institution and self help is envisaged under project. The project provided 2:1 contribution to the thrift and credit group after the first year of operation. Project management:- The management of all the activities under the project is done through as 3 tier structure (1) at state level (2) at ITDA level and ( 3) at micro water shed and village level. Chapter 4 deals with programs under APTDP in study villages soil conservation, and horticulture and arable crop development and nurseries, irrigation
Pagination: 338
Tribal Research Institutes: Tribal Research Institute, Andhra Pradesh
Record ID: APTM/1988/0007
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