Trust Community Livelihoods (TCL) is promoting agriculture based rural livelihoods in districts Bahraich and Shrawasti of Uttar Pradesh. Through this program TCL reached out to 7000 farmers (2018). The initiative is to improve incomes of marginalized rural households through agriculture intensification, diversification and adoption of scientific package of practices.
TCL is working on agriculture value chain through community Institutions. These relate to input supply, output aggregation, storage and marketing and further processing of pulse crops.
The Program has strengthened the confidence of community in adopting and scaling up the program promoted activities to reach the goal. Project promoted high value crops i.e. banana, onion, chilli and riverbed farming system of cucurbits. These crops are well established.
TCL is working on water economizing and conservation by promoting land development and micro irrigation. It has promoted number of solar irrigation systems.