WOMEN FARMERS

  • Women Farmers' Day to attract 1,000 attendees from 10 states September 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: About 1,000 women farmers from ten states, including Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, are expected to attend the Women Farmers Day to be hosted by the International Crops Research Institute for SemiArid Tropics (ICRISAT) on Friday. "About 30 women would be given golden awards and another 30 women silver awards as...
  • Kerala women farmers battling all odds to save green paddy fields November 15, 2012

    Malappuram (Kerala): Women farmers in Malappuram are battling against all odds to save their land. In God's own country, shocking reports have come to light on the green paddy fields, which are one of the attractions in the state the 9 lakh hectares of the 1970s has now shrunk...
  • Women farmers could slash number of hungry March 8, 2011

    Rome: Women in rural areas could help reduce by up to 17 percent the number of the world's hungry which currently stands at almost one billion, according to a report issued on Monday by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). If women had the same access to land, technology, financial...