Appropriate Technology India (AT India), being one of the earliest societies founded in the Central Himalayan Region, which had ‘Environment and Livelihoods, of the People of Himalayas’ as its core concern. AT India had since espoused many mountain causes, engaged itself actively in scores of action-research on human and environmental aspects and continues to be so involved to this day. The organization attempt to promote bio-resource based diversification of livelihood options as one of the potential solutions for maintaining ecological integrity and improving life quality of inhabitants in the remote mountains such as bee-keeping, sericulture, off season vegetable cultivation, etc. AT India has experience of working with mountain communities affected by disasters like Kedarnath flood and landslides, and earthquakes.
Contributing livelihoods of mountain communities through diversified enterprise development; and to mobilise, formation and strengthening of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) i.e. SHGs, PGs, FPOs etc
Conservation and restoration of natural resource ensuring rich species diversity through awareness campaigns and knowledge sharing, which can empower people, and help them to live in harmony with nature.
Promote self-employment and income generation activities through capacity building and skill development training programmes and value addition
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