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Micro-entrepreneurship For Empowerment

Micro enterprises are the primary engines of economic development, income growth and poverty reduction in much of the developing world. According to a World Bank report1, the formal SMEs contribute up to 60% of the total employment and up to 40% of the national income (GDP) in emerging economies. Despite their significant role, the growth of micro enterprises is limited on account of the following factors:


Agroforestry based Farming Model for Livelihood Security of Tribal Fa

Natural resources are vital for food and environmental security and for providing stable livelihoods. It is now widely accepted that attention has to be paid on conservation and management of natural resources. Fruit-based agroforestry model is an alternative land use system that integrates the cultivation of cash crops (vegetables, spices, pulses) along with fruit trees.


Employment and Apprenticeship: 2019 Perspective

There are 1.2 billion people in the world below the poverty line and they survive on less than $1 a day, out of which roughly a third of them live in India. Their economic development would definitely increase their quality of life. Thus, in recent times, there has been a lot of importance given to livelihoods and skill development, especially for unemployed youth.

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