Abiotic Stresses, Gender, ICT / Knowledge management, Development Pathways, Policy & Institutions, Poverty Dynamics, Natural resource management, Soil and nutrient management, Water management, Irrigation
Dryland cereals, Grain legumes
Asia (general info only), China, West Africa (general info only)
Women farmers take on the climate challenge (03:41 min)
VASAT, ICRISAT, gender
Markets Institutions and Policies
In South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, 60% of women are engaged in agriculture, but climate change threatens their source of food and income. Together with Adarsha Women's Group in India, ICRISAT is running the Virtual Academy for Semi-Arid Tropics (VASAT) which helps women to overcome these problems.
21 Jul 11