50 Years of Advancement in Rural Development

Projects Undertaken

Over the years, AFARM has facilitated implementation of watershed projects on 46,130 ha area covering 237 villages from 48 blocks of 21 districts villages benefiting 43,728 rural poor households. These projects are financially supported by European Union though Christian Aid, UK, AWO International Germany, National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD, Government of Maharashtra, ITC Ltd, Bajaj Auto Ltd, Cummins India foundation, L & T Financial Services and ICICI Foundation.

Sr. No Name of Project Project Duration Geographical coverage Funded by Area (Ha) Benefitted HHs
1 Water Conservation Project Phase II 2017 – 2021 28 Villages from Gangapur and Aurangabad Blocks Bajaj Auto Ltd 13484 7081
2 Jalvaibhav - An integrated water resources management (IWRM) initiative for rural development Oct-18 – March 20 15,000 Farmers from 30 Villages from Kalamb, Osmanabad, Latur, Nilanga, Karmala Blocks of Osmanbad, Latur and Solapur L & T Financial Service 1231 1864
3 Participatory Watershed Development and Ground Water Management Apr-17 – March 2020 22 Villages of Man, Koregaon Block of Satara district Cummins India Foundation 4137 9807
4 Ghod River Basin Development Project Apr-16 - Mar-20 20 Villages of Shrigonda & Shirur Blocks of Ahmednagar & Pune District ITC Ltd 8086 9837
5 Poverty Reduction and Promotion of Food Security for Poor and Vulnerable Communities from Solapur & Beed districts of Drought Prone Region of Maharashtra Jan 2014 – Dec 2019 2 Villages in Karmala of Solapur District and 2 Villages in Ashti block of Beed district AWO International 243 600
6 Soil and Water Conservation Project, Kajala April 2019 – September 2019 One Village from Kalamb from Yavatmal district ICICI Foundation 100 100

Sr. No Name of Project Project Duration Geographical coverage Funded by
1 Water conservation project Phase I 2015 – 16 20 villages from Patihan, Gangapur and Auranbagad of Aurangabad District Bajaj Auto Ltd
2 Sunhera kal Model watershed development programme 2013-14 3 villages from Shirur block of Pune District ITC Ltd
3 Convergence of Agricultural Interventions in Maharashtra 2011 – 2015 19 Villages from Amaravati Department of Agriculture and Marketing GoM
4 NABARD’s Holistic Watershed Development Programme 2009 – 2011 9 villages from 3 blocks of Washim and Yavatmal NABARD, Pune
5 Reducing Vulnerabilities of the Rural Community from the distress districts of Vidharbha Region 2008-2014 20 Villages from 4 districts AWO International
6 Food Security Programme for Rainfed, Marginal, SC & ST community (AWO) 2004-2008 4 Villages from Solapur, Nandurbar , Satara, Dhule AWO International
7 Participatory Watershed Development Programme 1996-2000 12 Villages from Satara, Osmanabad, Yavatmal, Aurangabad, Beed, Ratnagiri, Latur, Nanded districts Christian Aid, UK
8 Food Security Programme for Rainfed, Marginal, SC & ST community (AWO) 2004-2008 4 Villages from Solapur, Nandurbar , Satara, Dhule AWO International