Misereor (2022 - ) People Led Development (PLD) Project (Misereor) [2022 – onward]

Upholding the principle of People Led, this projectis building on the knowledge and raising awareness among the communities in order to secure their nutrition, health and livelihoods and foster collective actions for promotion of socio-economic, environmental and self-governance developmentin the 20 villages of Surguja district in the state of Chhattisgarh.There are approx. 1698 families with a population of 7425 in the 20 target villages. Majority of the population belong to marginal farmers, Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Scheduled Casts (SCs).

Key Highlights of the Project:

  • Documentation and demonstration of traditional farming practices which are more
    sustainable and more efficient to meet the food and nutrition security needs of tribal
    and dalit communities.
  • Empower communities to take up collective action for promotion of socio-economic
    and self-governance development.
  • Reviving traditional preventive and curative health care practices which are based