To share successful national and international models for effective SLWM
To arrive at a system to reflect the SLWM initiatives in the SBM Management Information System (MIS)
Speaking on the status of SLWM in Kerala, Shri SM Vijayanand, Chief Secretary of Kerala, said that the State has the highest level of rural consumption, which means that it is one of the largest generators of rural waste.
Some of the projects key achievements since it became effective in 2011, include among others a total of 9,388 land users adopting SLWM practices covering an area of 3,090 hectares and 24,224 persons benefitting from the project interventions, of which 40 percent are women.
The SLWM project uses an integrated landscape approach and is highly demand driven, said Task Team Leader of Sustainable Land and Water Management Project, Martin Fodor, Demand from farmers for financial support exceeds financing by two-fold.