Specialist / Sr. Specialist – NRM

Position- – Specialist /Sr Specialist-NRM No. of Openings: 2 Location – AHO, New Delhi Last Date: 15th May 2019 AFPRO having its Head Office in New Delhi requires Specialist / Sr. Specialist – NRM for its Head Office New Delhi with the following requirements: Educational Qualification: Graduate/ Post graduate in Civil/Agriculture Engineering/Agriculture/Water Resource Development/Hydrogeology/Geology / Water Engineering & Environmental Science etc. Experience: 3–10 years of work experience in Management of NRM programs. Compensation: Attractive compensation will be given to the deserving candidate based on his/her experience and performance in the interview. Job    Description The candidate will be required to lead … Continue reading

Thematic Program Manager – NRM- Ahmednagar, Maharashtra

Position- – Thematic Program Manager – NRM No. of Opening: 1 Location – Ahmednagar, Maharashtra Last Date:  8th October, 2018 Action for Food Production (AFPRO) is an Indian socio-technical not for profit organization of national importance working for the development of the rural poor through effective natural resource management solutions. Mission Statement: AFPRO dedicates itself to its mission of alleviating rural poverty by promoting and working through voluntary organizations; with a focus on enabling the marginalized and weaker sections of rural society to participate in the process of rural dev elopement by strengthening their resource base and capabilities through improved … Continue reading

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Project Manager – Aurangabad , Maharashtra

Positions: Project Manager No of openings: 1 Location: Aurangabad , Maharashtra Last Date: 8th October, 2018 Action for Food Production (AFPRO) is an Indian socio-technical not for profit organization of national importance, working for the development of the rural poor through effective natural resource management solutions. Mission Statement: AFPRO dedicates itself to its mission of alleviating rural poverty by promoting and working through voluntary organizations; with a focus on enabling the marginalized and weaker sections of rural society to participate in the process of rural development by strengthening their resource base and capabilities through improved knowledge and skills, both in … Continue reading

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Program Executive – MIS & Documentation

Positions:  Program Executive – MIS & Documentation No of openings: 1 Location:  Ahmednagar, Maharashtra Last Date:  8th October,  2018 Action for Food Production (AFPRO) is an Indian socio-technical not for profit  organization of national importance, working for the development of the rural poor through effective natural resource management solutions. Mission Statement: AFPRO dedicates itself to its mission of alleviating rural poverty by promoting and working through voluntary organizations; with a focus on enabling the marginalized and weaker sections of rural society to participate in the process of rural development by strengthening their resource base and capabilities through improved knowledge and … Continue reading

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Regional Manager – Gwalior

Position – Regional Manager Opening – 1 Location: Gwalior Last Date: July 30, 2018   Action for Food Production (AFPRO) is an Indian socio-technical non-governmental organization of national importance working for the development of the rural poor through effective natural resource management solutions. … Continue reading

Contributing to development of land and water resources: Devpimpalgaon’s model watershed

Acknowledging that groundwater development needs to be supported simultaneously by water conservation measures and that rapid expansion of groundwater would compromise resource sustainability, a unique project was formulated in the late 1970’s with the support from the Swiss Technical Cooperation, Embassy of Switzerland. Popularly known as the ‘Integrated Land and Water Use Project at Devpimpalgaon’, the initiation of the project is traced to the successful impact of a percolation tank constructed in Devpimpalgaon, a drought prone area in the Deccan Plateau (Maharashtra) and observed improvements in groundwater levels in wells located downstream. Subsequent additions to the project included regeneration of … Continue reading

Reducing vulnerability in agrarian distressed regions of Maharashtra

The Vidharbha region of Maharashtra, distributed across 11 districts (Yavatmal, Akola, Amravati, Wardha, Buldhana, Washim, Nagpur, Chandrapur, Bhandara, Gadchiroli and Gondia), is known to face severe agrarian distress. ‘Convergence of Agricultural Interventions in the distressed districts of Maharashtra’ (CAIM) is collaboration between Government of Maharashtra (GoM), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT) to develop six of the most distressed districts of this region. As part of the programme, two rainfed clusters, distributed across 10 villages of Yavatmal district, received support from us. The approach recommended under this programme is an improvement in livelihoods through … Continue reading

Empowering Communities by creating access to safe drinking water and sanitation

An estimated 37.7 million Indians are affected by waterborne diseases annually and 1.5 million children die of diarrhea, creating an immense need to provide access to safe drinking water and sanitation. Further, since drinking water infrastructure is poorly maintained, the availability of adequate drinking water is another challenge. With 79% of the 21 million in Chhattisgarh who reside in rural areas at risk, ‘Multi – District Assessment of Water Safety (M-DAWS) Project in Chhattisgarh’, ‘Water Quality Surveillance & Mitigation’ and ‘Capacity Building and Mitigation measures of drinking water hand pumps (HP)’ are three programmes specifically designed to address these issues. … Continue reading

Promoting Household Lighting in a Remote Tribal Village, Udaipur district, Rajasthan

Geographically located within the tropical and sub tropical latitudes, India has an abundant potential to develop solar energy, a source renewable in nature. Supporting the southern part of the Aravalli Hills in Rajasthan with an improved access to electricity, AFPRO Udaipur has provided support for the implementation of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Lighting System in Somawat, a tribal village in Kherwara tehsil of Udaipur district, Rajasthan. The project is being implemented by Rajpurohit Seva Sansthan, Udaipur. This action research project included the installation of household LED lamps with solar panels and charger-cum-control units. The primary benefit of the LED Lamp … Continue reading