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Area: 5888268 km2
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Basins: Bay of Bengal (254) (Krishna)
Organization SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the organization and its locations.
Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)
Increase Access to Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (SDG 6.1 & 6.2)
Water Quality (SDG 6.3)
Water Use Efficiency (SDG 6.4)
Integrated Water Resource Management (SDG 6.5)
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
International Cooperation and Capacity Building (SDG 6.a)
Stakeholder Participation (SDG 6.b)
Affordable, reliable and modern energy services (SDG 7.1)
Renewable energy (SDG 7.2)
Energy efficiency (SDG 7.3)
Water-Related Disaster Management (SDG 11.5)
Sustainable Production (SDG 12.4)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
National climate measures into national policies, strategies and planning (SDG 13.2)
Climate education, awareness-raising, capacity (SDG 13.3)
Organization Tags:
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Conservation Agriculture/Agronomy
Dairy and Livestock
Irrigation Management and Technology
Pesticide and Fertilizer Management
Soil Erosion and Health
Domestic Wastewater
Water Recycling and Reuse
Safe, Affordable Water
UN Climate Change Summit
COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus
Drought Management
Water-Related Vulnerability Assessments
Women & Water
Leaving No One Behind
Water Funds
Nature-Based Solutions
Services Offered: Policy advocacy
Communications & outreach
Monitoring & evaluation
Project management
Stakeholder engagement & facilitation
Org. Type: NGO / Civil Society
Org. Size: Small (10 - 99 Employees)
Language: English
Org. Website: www.udyama.org
Org. Source: User
Profile Completion: 96%
Coalition: Yes

Organization Overview

UDYAMA is a Development Catalytic organization working for close to two & half decades with an emotional relationship with communities, institutions & working with various constituents having strong exposure in implementation & adaptive research of human capital building, agro ecology development & practices community resilience & adaptation process for most at-risk communities with substantial &evidence based measurable programs.udyama bhubaneswar - …

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UDYAMA is a Development Catalytic organization working for close to two & half decades with an emotional relationship with communities, institutions & working with various constituents having strong exposure in implementation & adaptive research of human capital building, agro ecology development & practices community resilience & adaptation process for most at-risk communities with substantial &evidence based measurable programs.udyama bhubaneswar - Google Search https://www.google.co.in/search?q=udyama+bhubaneswar&tbm=isch&source=iu&ictx=1&fir=tSyRtVDzdwMCaM%253A%252CX_5---Oap_NkbM%252C_&usg=__3WZR3WMqJjRmGZXtb1Brq2RlSrU%3D&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwivz8OkxfvbAhXKo48KHfxRAOgQ9QEIZDAK


Founded in 1997, Udyama aims at strengthening and building capacities of local communities for rejuvenating ecological, economical, and human capital by making optimum and sustainable use of local resources, working directly with the community and partner development organizations. In doing so, the process of choice has been building ‘Community Resilience’ enhancing adaptations to vulnerability and changing the attitude from dependency to self-reliance. Udyama’s role is focused on strengthening the local community through development communication, capability-building exercises, and participatory tools.

Our Vision: Ensure improved quality of life of vulnerable and marginalized smallholders through livelihood enhancement and enhanced resilience for risks reduction.

Our Belief: We believe in translating the actions through continued reflection and mutual learning, and adopting sharing as a principle of development and change management. Udyama believes that safe, secured, specific, scale, smart and sustainable (6’S) efforts can bring about the desired change in promoting Resilient Communities.

Our Mission :To attain the vision, Udyama embraces integrated and convergent actions embedded into the community-led programs promoting innovation and inclusion. We facilitate networking among people for collective actions towards reducing disaster risks (Natural, Climate, and Human-made) and achieving livelihood, gender rights, and equitable and sustainable development.

Strategic Approaches

Udyama follows four strategic directions towards the fulfillment of its stated Vision and Mission:

  • Program diversity with value-based assurance and insurance
  • Creating an enabling environment for micro-macro linkages
  • Institution Building, Process Development & Partnership
  • Promotion of alternative and local-specific development processes


Thematic Areas

  • Community Livelihoods Resilience & Climate Adaptation
  • Life Skill Development towards Social Entrepreneurship
  • Landscape based ecological advancement
  • Ecosystem-based DRR and model building
  • Encouraging innovations and technology transfer
  • Household WASH, Nutrition and Environmental Education
  • Promoting & Strengthening Farmer Producer Organisations & Women collectives & Networks
  • Distress Migration & Resilience Promotion,
  • Promoting Low Emission Development,
  • Circular Development & Economies

Udyama attempts consistently to stem the rot and build back the societal networks that can rejuvenate the resource base. Searching alternative process to live with dignity and deal the Next Development Challenges for a lasting solution to disaster resilient development & ecological Sustainability. With our steady and sustained effort on disaster resilient development process, UDYAMA has bagged UN-ECOSOC status, Accredited to UN-Global compact, UN-CONGO, UNISDRR,UNEP-SCP engine, UNCCD, UNFCCC,GFDRR and Global Water Partnership and members in stakeholders’ forum, City-Net, National Institute of Open Learning for Vocational Training , India Gateway, Government of India (NPO) , Water Climate Coalition, Global Network for Disaster Risk Reduction and WSP,WSSCC, End Water Poverty Campaign SusanA,and SAMHITA, CDRN, AADRR, SPHERE-India


Chronology of Awards & Accolades, Networking with Organizations & institutes for micro-macro linkage:

Chronology of awards, accolades, affiliation collaboration with multiple stake holders :

2006- Best NGO for Rural Reconstruction & Environment
2008- Award for the year of International Year of sanitation
2009- Best Social organization
2010- Best organisation in social service
2010- Utkal Gourav award - Sishu Samaj

2010-Accredited to End water Poverty Campaign
2012- Accreditation from UNCONGO

2012-Partner To Global Water Partnership
2012- the e-ngo award from DEF ,

2014- International Award for Environment -
2014- Member organisation Citynets
2014-Accredited to NIOS .

2015 Accredited to Low carbon Development Strategies

2015 Accredited to Sustainable Water and Sanitation for All,

2016 Accredited to Global Environment Facility

2016-UNESCO-water Digest Award for Best NGO on Water Harvesting

2016 Partner In sanitation & Water for All

2016- Roster expert to Adaptation Fund , ,

2017- Partner with Sensitize to Sanitize (S2S)

2017- Accredited to UNEP & UNEA

2017- National focal point of GNDR from South Asia , ,

2017-MAC Member to Sustainable food Systems Powered y FAO/UNEP under SCP

2018- Accredited to Global Soil Partnership ,

2018- Roster Expert CANADEM ,

2018 Roster Expert NAP

2018- GEICO on Green Energy ,

2019- Best NGO Award for Environment by BWW ,

2019- Best NGO support to communities in Cyclone 2020-,

2020-Accredited Observers to Green Climate Fund ,

2021- Catalyst2030 ,

2021-Accredited CSR-1 ,

2021-Accridited to Global Benchmarking Alliance

2022- SABERA AWARD for Innovation

2022- VAXNOW Appreciation for Vaccine Readiness & Working with CAC

2022-Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).

2022-Member GARI ,

2022- Accredited to Major UN SYSTEM

2022- PHAP International Association of Professionals in Human Assistance & Protection

2022- SABERA Award for Innovation Development work






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