Women farmers of India

by Maithreyi Krishna Raj

Publisher: National Book Trust, India in New Delhi

Written in English
Published: Pages: 161 Downloads: 442
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  • Women in agriculture -- India,
  • Women farmers -- Government policy -- India,
  • Rural women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- India

Edition Notes

StatementMaithreyi Krishnaraj, Aruna Kanchi.
SeriesPopular social science
ContributionsAruna, D. 1955-
LC ClassificationsHD6077.2.A-ZI.x (H73)+
The Physical Object
Pagination161 p. ;
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23219529M
ISBN 109788123753201
LC Control Number2009341829

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India’s women farmers are the unsung heroes of their country’s agricultural sector - and if India wants to move forwards, it needs to recognize and empower this backbone of India's rural.

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Globally, women's leadership in agriculture is increasingly being recognized as essential to tackling climate change. In India, women are changing farming and relationships in their. Women perform important roles in the farms all around the world, and farming is important for their survival.

Yet, they are neither recognized as farmers nor do they own the productive. The Role of Women in Agriculture. “Rural women are responsible for the integrated management and use of diverse natural resources to meet the daily household needs.

This requires that women farmers Author: Madhvi Sally. Women farmers are often relegated to unpaid farm work and household tasks while men receive training, resources and land.

Sasse explains that “the tradition of passing a farm down to a son. Investing on women in agriculture makes good economic sense and also contributes to strengthening food security.

The government has, therefore, recognised the need to empower. Women farmers and the environment. Extreme climatic changes are among the factors that have begun to jeopardize agricultural production globally. India's agricultural sector which depends.

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Hira Kanjarya is one of thousands of women farmers across India receiving training and support to take the lead role on farms as gender roles in tradition-bound rural India start to slowly Author: Belinda Goldsmith.

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Women have never been strangers to farm work in India, which has an estimated 77 million female farmers, but the country has recently witnessed a turning point in its Author: Caspar Van Vark.

In Novemberwomen farmers from suicide–affected agricultural households came together in Mumbai under the banner of the Mahila Kisan Adhikaar Manch (MAKAAM). They demanded.

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In order to empower the women farmers in India, the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has decided to celebrate 15th October of every year as Women Farmer's Day.

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Women farmers are increasingly challenging traditional, male-centric notions about farming in the US, and a recent book aims to encourage more women to join the. Women farmers are at the forefront of agriculture and are ready to embrace organic farming, observes Priti Narasimhan after meeting farmers in southern Andhra Pradesh.

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