Kapanimbargi Village at a Glance uri icon


  • Forty-two villages were selected (18 in semi-aridtropics (SAT) of peninsular India, 12 in humid tropicsof East India and 12 in Bangladesh) based on certainrelevant characteristics, as part of the Bill & MelindaGates Foundation (BMGF)-supported Village Dynamicsin South Asia (VDSA) Project of the International CropsResearch Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT).The aim of the project was to track rural poverty inhousehold and village economies in the region, toprovide the most efficient way to understand the farmingsystems in rural areas, and to identify the socioeconomicconstraints faced by the farming community. In the SATregion, 18 villages spread across 9 districts in 5 stateswere identified for the study, of which 6 were chosenin 1975 under the erstwhile Village Level Studies (VLS)project of the then Economics Program of ICRISAT, andthe other 12 were included in the expanded VDSAproject during 2009. Kapanimbargi is one of these 12new villages

publication date

  • 2012