Working towards these commitments
Secure Tenure Rights
Strong Small-Scale Farming Systems
Equal land rights for women
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The organization's mission is to stimulate social change process by organizing resource poor communities through resource management, skill development and knowledge building.
JKS stimulates grassroots initiatives by promoting appropriate resource management practices focusing on natural resource management, livelihood, human health and education. Its modus operandi includes demonstration, dissemination of information and conducting research studies. The efforts are designed to build and sustain community capacity for their meaningful participation and sustainable utilization of resources. A society free from oppression and based on democratic values, mutual respect.
JKS objectives are various and diverse. The first is to include to promote self-operated community institutions and action for suitable agriculture practices through integrated management and conservation of natural resources. The second is to promote and establish appropriate micro enterprises to supplement the income of marginalized communities in sustainable ways. The third is to appropriate field based educational and health programmes for the disadvantage section to work towards inclusive development process with gender sensitive approach. The fourth is to design and conduct relevant capacity building programmes at various levels for resource management, skill development and knowledge building. The fifth is to conduct research studies to generate, develop and document information on traditional knowledge and developmental issues through participatory methodology.
JKS's constituencies include grass-roots organizations, local councils and producers' associations.