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E.   Diversification and Intensification of Agricultural Activities

      1.  Agriculture

       2.  Horticulture

3.  Bio-farming (Bio compost production and use)

4. Animal Husbandry

 5.  Fisheries

6. Agriculture Related Completed and Ongoing Projects

In the year 1997-98 , the Govt. of U.P. launched an innovative Diversified Agriculture Support Project (DASP) with the financial assistance from the World Bank. The project objective is “ to promote sustainable agriculture livelihood by intensification and diversification of agriculture through a participatory approach involving farmers and groups taking into account the comparative advantage of different agro-ecological zone and greater private sector participation” This institute has implemented above project in the district Jaunpur and has performed appreciable work. Highlights of the project is given below.

         Under the DASP U.P. Jaunpur , UPSLRP- Pratapgarh and UPWSRP- Sultanpur, Jaunpur, Pratapgarh year wise diversification  and intensification  which are achieved from 2000-2007 are given below in tabular form.

S.N.

Type of Diversification

Area Covered

No. of Farmers benefited

1.

Crop to Crop diversification

1575 ha

1751

2.

Variety to variety diversification

867 ha

2706

3.

Waste land to cultivable land diversification

22537.44 ha

31352

4.

Crop to orchard diversification

323 ha

1015

5.

Old practices to new practices diversification

1690 ha

2370

Total

26992.44ha

39194

The agriculture and its allied activities include the followings agriculture related sub thematic area. :
1.
   Agriculture   2.  Horticulture    3. Bio-farming (Bio compost production and use)     4. Animal Husbandry
5.
   Fisheries      6.  Agriculture Related Completed and Ongoing Projects
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