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To put into place sustainable livelihood strategies for small & marginal farmers based on LEISA and eco agriculture.

To promote and protect rights of the women and children, especially those who are from socially excluded communities

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Training on organic farming....


Capacity Building and Orientations of Farmers

Exposure Tour

Recently SHDA organised exposure tour for farmers....

About Us !

In 1995, the founder member of the organization, Mr. B.M. Tripathi initiated a campaign at local level to improve livelihood status of small and marginal farmers and women through intensive and integrated approach, under the guidance of agriculture scientists of ICAR Institutes. In 1996 the SHDA was registered as a non-profit organization under the Societies Registration Act, 1960. Since then SHDA has come into view as a well established implementing and resource organization in eastern Uttar Pradesh in northern India on sustainable livelihood models focused on horticultural interventions, and adaptation to climate change, gender equity and rights of small and marginal farmers across the districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh state. Presently, SHDA implements several livelihood programmes based on sound eco friendly horticultural interventions for small and marginal farmers, women farmers and the landless. ICAR Institute like Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi and National Research Center for Litchi , Muzaffarpur provides technical assistance to SHDA. Also local university- Narendra Deo University of Agriculture and Technology, Kumarganj, Faizabad plas pivotal role to strengthen the organization, technically.


We are committed to consolidating the status of the poor and weaker according to their talents, viewpoints & practices.


Ensuring the socio-economic development of weaker sections, small and marginal farmers, deprived and debarred women and Children towards their rights with the help of various activities especially eco-friendly, health & income generation programs through rights based and remedial approaches.