Volume : VI, Issue : II, February - 2017

FAMILY FARMS OF EAST SINGHBHUM, JHARKHAND: A ‘PRA’ BASED ANALYSIS

Atanu Deb, Arunava Sengupta

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 Across the nation, traditional farm based livelihood system varied from the society to society, which curved the history of food self- sufficiency. In recent past, paradigm of farming system research has been shifted towards family based farming. Present study intends to ventilate the faication of the traditional family based farms. It also investigated the role of institution in family farming. . Multistage sampling has been adopted. The study draws attention on major factors of family based farming systems. The study is based on Ex- post facto research design. The methods of data collection were qualitative as well as participatory in nature. Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA), Observation and Focused Group Discussion (FGD) were the predominant methods of data collection. Social Network Analysis (SNA) is also an integral part of the study. The study reveals some outstanding relationship between the farms and their components. The study draws attention on increasing importance of role of institutions in sustainability of small farms and also intends to show the role of NGOs on family wellbeing and social development of the farmers.

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Atanu Deb, Arunava Sengupta, FAMILY FARMS OF EAST SINGHBHUM, JHARKHAND: A ‘PRA¥ BASED ANALYSIS, GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-6, Issue-2, February‾2017


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