Integrated Action Research for Innovative Models

Vrutti conducts research on developing efficient methods and models of agricultural production, and uses various methods to share and disseminate these methods. Vrutti creates innovative solutions to problems faced by small-holder farmers.

Vrutti is currently operating 11 Livelihood Transformation Hubs (LHT) across India. These hubs work towards developing long-term relationships to facilitate livelihood transformation. Through LHTs, Vrutti hopes to make a long-lasting impact in people’s livelihoods.

Vrutti uses a 5-step model to take an idea from birth to impact:

Projects implementing this Strategy and associated Resources are listed below.

NameStrategy ImplementationLocationDonor/sPartner/s
Agriculture Enterprise Facilitation CentreVarious models for increasing agricultural efficiency and productivityMadhya Pradesh & ChhattisgarhNABARD, SDTT, World Bank, SolidaridadNABARD
Farmer's Producer OrganisationOrganise small farmers into groups in order to enhance their Production, Productivity and Profitability. Vrutti aims to formally register each group as a company.Andhra PradeshGovernment of India, Small Farmers Agri-Business ConsortiumDepartment of Agriculture
Swathi JyothiProvide and support financial services for sex workersBangaloreSwasti, NABARD, Solidaridad, SDTT Pragati, Swasti
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