Author: Pratyoosh Kashyap

Policy Research and Consulting

Learning Route For Developing A Vibrant Goat Sector In India

Following the conference on ‘Building A Vibrant Goat Sector in India: Vision 2030’, we organized the country’s first Learning Route in April 2018 which covered the latest developments in the goat sector in India. This included innovations in health service delivery, commercial farming, modern processing and developing institutions and marketing linkages. The key selected participants were national and international experts from IFAD HQ and country office along with the government…
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August 16, 2018 0

Nyotra – A Tradition of Community Lending

Tribal farmers in Southern Rajasthan, in districts of Banswara and Dungarpur have a traditional practice of collecting money from the community for a number of occasions. It could be for social occasions like celebrating marriages or childbirth, for meeting financial requirements in case of a death in the family or for meeting sudden medical emergencies. This practice is called a Nyotra. One must not confuse this with nyota, a commonly…
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August 6, 2018 0