Updates

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, […]
August 18, 2017

Woman farmer increased vegetable production & solved the problems of crop diseases, weather forecast, & market prices

The Ritu Mausami Krishi Farm increased its vegetables production for about 20% and solved the problems of crop diseases, weather forecast, and market prices through the […]
August 18, 2017

MTCP2 Nepal’s suggestions incorporated on the draft Right to Food Bill

Through the concentrated efforts of the National Peasants’ Coalition (NPC) led by ANPFa, and after a long political struggle, series of dialogues with the government and […]
August 18, 2017

Nepal forms National Farmers Commission through the intervention of farmers & MTCP2

Through the lobbying and policy intervention of MTCP2 Nepal and Nepalese Farmers organizations, the Government of Nepal formed the National Farmers Commission (NFC) on 23 January […]
August 16, 2017

Community Seed Bank: Ensuring farmers’ seed sovereignty

Farmers in Bangladesh used to produce and preserve seeds. However, the current situation has changed. Farmers are losing control over the seeds. Nowadays, more than 90% […]