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Women farmers take on the climate challenge (03:41 min) 

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Resource ID

779

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SMC

Topics

Abiotic Stresses, Gender, ICT / Knowledge management, Development Pathways, Policy & Institutions, Poverty Dynamics, Natural resource management, Soil and nutrient management, Water management, Irrigation

Crops

Dryland cereals, Grain legumes

Systems

Livelihood Systems

Locations

Asia (general info only), China, West Africa (general info only)

Title

Women farmers take on the climate challenge (03:41 min)

Keywords

VASAT, ICRISAT, gender

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ICRISAT Research Programs

Markets Institutions and Policies

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ICRISAT

Description

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.

Date (Date published/released/created if known)

21 Jul 11

Video Credit / Copyright

ICRISAT

Video Location

India

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