Government of Odisha initiated "Special programme for promotion of integrated farming (SPPIF) in tribal areas'' in 2016. SPPIF is focused on integration of different production systems such as Agriculture, Horticulture, Livestock, Fisheries, Agro forestry through integration of different schemes. It is implemented in a cluster approach with each cluster being a number of contiguous patches of approximately 100 Ha. - 250 Ha. The programme plans to cover at least 600 farm families in 4 years.
Directorate of Agriculture & Food Production (DA&FP) is the state level nodal agency and ATMA is the district level nodal agency. Project is implemented by FPOs with support of NGOs at cluster level (10 GPs), State Secretariat (NCDS & WASSAN), ATMA and DA&FP, Odisha as per the guidelines of SPPIF.
Optimum utilization of available natural resources with principles of Reduce, Recycle, Reuse & Recovery.
Promotion of site specific and landscape-based farming systems through diversification, intensification, and integration in cluster approach.
To improve livelihoods and income of farmers through enterprises, marketing, and value chain interventions by WSHGs/FPOs.
Odisha is endowed with rich resource of livestock population,species #diversity and valuable #germplasm.
Integrated farming system covers overall nutrition security provides additional income to farming community.
Indigenous chicks production unit enterprise established under SPPIF programme at chalanguda.