November 4, 2017

Kandyan Home Garden: Women back at farming

In Samagi Kandy District in Sri Lanka, a group of women owns a small plot of land called Kandyan Home Garden. Through MTCP2, the women were […]
September 29, 2017

Asia-Pacific Woman Farmer: Mathiben Devkorbhai Sanghani (India)

Woman Farmer: Mathiben Devkorbhai Sanghani Woman Farmer Group: MahakaliMithaUtapadakSahakariMandli (Mahakali salt farmer cooperative) National FO Affiliation/Membership: Self Employed Women’s Association Organisation Involved in the Case: Surendranagar […]
September 19, 2017

Expanded 3rd MTCP2 Regional Steering Committee Meeting

Asia-Pacific FOs and partners gather in India for the MTCP2 Regional Steering Committee Meeting Representatives from farmer organizations in Southeast Asia, East Asia, South Asia and […]
August 20, 2017

Linking farmers to modern technologies for value added production

The farmers in Sri Lanka, like of most of their counterparts in the Asian region, engage only in primary production. Whether they are paddy, vegetable, grains, […]
August 20, 2017

Women in Kambiadiya village overturn deadly agriculture practices

Most of the residents in Kambiadiya village in Matale district, Sri Lanka are engaged in agriculture. In addition to this, the women engage in home gardening […]
August 19, 2017

Preserving traditional seeds through Seed Banks in Udalumada village

Sri Lanka is one of the first countries that follow the Green Revolution methods in agriculture since the beginning of 1970s. The successive governments came into […]
August 18, 2017

For women farmers in India, digital is the way to go!

For farmers’ organization (FOs) in India, one of the key areas of emphasis in the recent years has been the use of technology by grassroots women […]
August 18, 2017

SALT Farming: A boon for Meghalaya farmers

Growing crops is a challenge in the hilly terrain of Assam-India. To counter this, Sloping Agriculture and Land Technology (SALT) has been introduced as an alternative […]
August 18, 2017

SEWA-Kerala eases the life of fisherwomen in Ernakulum

Women in the Fishery Sector are afflicted by a lot many bottlenecks like unhygienic market conditions, apathy towards the sector in general and women in particular, […]