ANALYSIS OF AGRO-ECOLOGICAL SITUATION FOR IDENTIFICATION OF PROBLEMS BY PRA TECHNIQUES IN ADAPTIVE VILLAGE OF KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA UNDER NEW ALLUVIA ZONE OF MURSHIDABAD DISTRICT OF WEST BENGAL

Abhishake Naskar, Sourav Chandra, Pankaj Kumar Biswas, Chandi Ch.Samanta, Soma Giri
2011 Exploratory Animal and Medical Research  
Agro Ecosystem analysis using the Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) techniques of an adaptive village (Jainpur) of New Alluvial Zone of Murshidabad-Jiaganj block in Murshidabad district, West Bengal revealed that the village basically has rice and jute based farming system. The cropping intensity of the village is 233%. Out of 363 household 80% is engaged in Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and other allied activities. The land availability per household is 0.40 ha. The villagers are mostly
more » ... ers are mostly scheduled caste. By snow ball technique major problems were identified .On the basis of bio-physical and socio-economic problems, thrust area were selected. Area specific On Farm Trials (OFT) in farmers' were conducted on some researchable issues. Front Line Demonstration (FLD), training programme, health camp, awareness camp and other different extension activities were arranged to mitigate the problems.
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