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India - Tamil Nadu Rural Transformation Project : indigenous peoples plan : Tribal development plan (English)

The development objective of the Tamil Nadu Rural Transformation Project for India is to promote rural enterprises, access to finance and employment opportunities in selected blocks of Tamil Nadu would support the mobilization and strengthening of producer organization and finance their business plans by providing start-up capital that will go towards productive investment, technical assistance and business development. Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures are includes : (i) identification of market driven enterprise opportunities to initiate economic activities involving tribal women; (ii) identification of Livelihood opportunities for women in tribal locations; (iii) promotion of tribal focused natural resources and Non Timber Based Forest Produce (NTFP) based value chains and enterprise activities; (iv) promoting traditional skills- carpentry, blacksmith, knitting, pottery; (v) promoting traditional nutritious food consumption; (vi) positioning women in one stop facility and strengthening management skills in community and process management; (vii) facilitate loan for agriculture, markets for produce that pay higher value, skilling for enabling off seasonal employment, support for taking up economic activity, promoting traditional skills and connecting to niche markets; (viii) identify and assist in removing barriers in female education, facilitate scholarship and other support available for education and flexible non-formal education for those who are out of school, strengthening federations and ensuring institutional support for sustaining finance support; (ix) ensuring financial support and inclusion, providing skills that promote traditional handicrafts and other for which raw material are locally available; (x) facilitating enrolment for higher education while ensuring they do not have to move away from their habitation by identifying suitable courses within the region.


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    Indigenous Peoples Plan

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    South Asia,

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    Tribal development plan

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    tribal population;tribal community;management process;Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise;lack of access to infrastructure;discrimination on grounds of sex;access to health care facility;empowerment of the poor;social and economic development;special provision;tribal areas;access to finance;stakeholder consultation workshop;community base;status of woman;tribal groups;common resources;specific poverty line;education and health;supply of good;slash and burn;terms of education;loss of fertility;grievance redressal;Broad Community Support;disadvantaged social groups;consumer price index;number of women;access to forest;act of violence;forms of exploitation;administration and development;freedom of speech;state educational institution;world war ii;area of forest;equality of opportunity;conversion of forest;right of access;types of capital;migration for employment;lack of education;pattern of development;private educational institution;negative population growth;low population density;grounds of race;degradation of forest;business development service;point of access;grievance redress mechanism;standard of living;agricultural extension service;produce marketing board;formation of producer;participatory research method;secondary data review;history and culture;traditional medical practice;working capital;skill development;enterprise promotion;self-help group;shifting cultivation;Natural Resources;indigenous people;Indigenous Peoples;nation state;raw material;traditional methods;equitable participation;job opportunities;social institution;poverty alleviation;religious belief;support system;traditional livelihood;agricultural labour;technology support;job opportunity;agricultural labor;forced labor;tribal culture;employment opportunities;cluster development;employment opportunity;start-up capital;Social Assessment;beneficiary group;bonded labour;global experience;woman entrepreneur;productive investment;Forced Labour;gap financing;representative institutions;rural livelihood;community mobilization;bonded labor;forest land;multistage sampling;project intervention;forest dwelling;rural enterprise;nutritious food;inclusive development;traditional skill;tribal people;state agency;



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India - Tamil Nadu Rural Transformation Project : indigenous peoples plan : Tribal development plan (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.