"... the vetiver prevents soil erosion in our farmlands and it’s also profitable for us.”
Women can lead the efforts to strengthen resilience during drought-like situations
There is no mention about the minimum number of women FPOs to be formed, nor the minimum number of women shareholders in a mixed FPO.
1200 people created hundreds of recharge wells and boulder checks - nearly all workers were women.
... the winds were good between May and October, while in the remaining months the sunlight was strong,
Solidarity brought a renewed sense of hope around the future of agriculture and autonomy of farmers in the region
They are now involved in creating Food Forest for in-situ conservation of these wild food sources inside the forest
Online dialogue series on alternatives for India during the covid times and beyond.
“We focus on the 4 prevalent stresses of the slums - heat stress, floods, vector-borne diseases, and water scarcity,”