Our Work

We work with farmers

Our Focus

Improving farm livelihoods in drylands

Dry lands are vast, neglected and progressively getting degraded. Majority of the farming population are dry land farmers and resource poor. struggling to make a living. Increasingly it is realized that the livelihood improvements, food and income security, new sources of growth, ecological stability are linked to paying adequate attention to these areas.

Our Objectives

  • Help farmers to adapt and sustain through changing climatic conditions through better management of natural resources
  • Help farmers to make better choices of crops, cropping systems and farming systems and enable them to adopt the ecological agriculture practices.
  • Build local level farmer institutions and their capacities to sustain the adoption of ecological agriculture

Our Approach

  • Better on-farm resource management
  • Empowering farmers through Farmer Field Schools
  • Building capacities of rural farm youth

Areas of Operation

AMEF has been working in the three South Indian States – Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Presently the areas of operation include Kolar, Dharwad and Magadi areas in Karnataka and Dharmapuri and Pennagaram areas in Tamil Nadu.

Our Outreach

No. of farmers reached               39715

Farmers trained in FFS               23725

Farmers associated with PTD      1207

Partners we worked with             150