IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 11, November 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Rajesh Kumar Dubey
This paper presents the findings of a case study of a Tribal community pursuing a green growth & livelihood strategy based on organic agriculture. Using the sustainable rural livelihoods framework, the paper identifies three different organic livelihood strategies involving varying degrees of capitals. The paper concludes that understanding the implications of these different organic strategies and their rationales is a prerequisite for policy-makers to tailor policies and programmes aiming to assist rural communities benefit from organic agriculture as a vehicle for advancing green growth & sustainable rural development.