Livelihoods

Livelihoods
SURE has worked on enhancing the quality of life of the poor, the marginalized and the women by facilitating pursuance of sustainable livelihood options through making optimal use of the natural resources and creating opportunities for off-farm livelihood generation activities. SURE has promoted and supported on rural handicrafts, agricultural practices, kitchen gardening, dairying, micro-enterprising, goat rearing, sheep rearing in the area to improve the livelihoods of the rural people, development of indigenous Tharparker Breed.


SURE’s intervention in agricultural issues in the arid areas of Thar desert have been strengthened with opening of Krishi Vigyan Kendra which has consistently supported hundreds and thousands of farmers of the Barmer district. It is involved in agricultural development, trainings to farmers on agronomy/agricultural extension, agricultural engineering, animal production, home science to foster transfer of technology to the ultimate beneficiary and to engage them in more productive and better income activities.