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Climate resilient village development

 

  • Six coastal villages of Tamil Nadu identified as vulnerable were adopted to develop as climate smart villages.
  • Around 52 fishermen of 15 coastal villages of Thoothukudi district, Tamil Nadu were empowered fishermen to harness positive impact of climate change by capture based aquaculture, sea cage farming of high-value fishes, low-cost cage construction, mooring of cages in the sea.
  • Training programmes initiated to impart the already available technology of breeding of major marine ornamental fishes to small scale fishermen/farmers at Mandapam, Tamil Nadu. Awareness programs and field demonstrations of cage culture of high value fishes and IMTA were conducted.
  • Wetland (5 acre) restored, made suitable for aquaculture and harvest done at Edakochi, Kerala.
  • A village named Alvaekodi, Paduvari Grama panchayat in Udupi district was adopted to upgrade as “Climate Smart Village (CSV)” through interventions that can facilitate sustainable increase in agricultural productivity and income.

 

 

 

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