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SUNSAI Project 1: Increase the diversity of food cultures in Darjeeling Himalaya for nutritional security

The project will promote local food cultures, nutrition sensitive agriculture and improved market links in 14 villages in the Darjeeling Himalaya through strategies like 

  • Increasing diversity of food crops in the garden
  • Improve community knowledge in 14 villages on nutrition, agroecology and biodiversity
  • Supporting and promoting new and traditional food processing methods with progressive farmers and creating market linkages 
  • Improve health education in 20 schools to incorporate food cultures, nutrition and sustainability.

The project is implemented by Prerna in Darjeeling.

Menace of Waste - Story from this SUNSAI

Visit to Darjeeling - Visit report to this SUNSAI

SUNSAI Project 2: 'Eat Green, Live Well' project in Nainital district, Western Himalayas

The intervention is focused on subsistence agriculture, homestead food production and enriching nutrient that will be achieved through:

  • Mobilizing communities to enhance nutrition-sensitive agriculture through kitchen gardening
  • strengthening production and consumption of nutritious foods like millets and
  • Supporting awareness generation, policy advocacy, and knowledge dissemination.

The project is implemented by the Partner in Prosperity.

Photos from this SUNSAI

Dried Radish for future useWall writing in school on diet diversityFarmers keeping seedFarm of a lead farmer

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