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Role of women in agriculture extension services in India

Role of women in agriculture extension services in India

a case study in selected districts

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Published by Centre for Research, Planning & Action in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Women agricultural extension workers -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementsponsored by United Nations Development Fund for Women.
      ContributionsUnited Nations Development Fund for Women., Centre for Research, Planning & Action (New Delhi, India)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 96/60122 (S)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination100 leaves, xxxviii p.
      Number of Pages100
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL636994M
      LC Control Number96901608

      Dr. A.K. Singh, Deputy Director General (Agricultural Extension) Division of Agricultural Extension, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan, New Delhi - INDIA Phone: , Fax: E-mail: aksicar [at]   The Economic Survey has proposed an agricultural policy aimed at integrating women as active agents in rural transformation. The policy seeks to ensure that women farmers get enhanced access to resources such as credit, technology and training at a time when migration of men from rural to urban areas is growing. The survey said a gender-specific intervention to raise productivity of small Author: Madhvi Sally.

      THE ROLE OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF SUPPORT SERVICES FOR THE RENEWABLE NATURAL RESOURCES SECTOR. Ian Wallace and Esse Nilsson. Whilst recent research (mainly in sub-Saharan Africa) has indicated a number of successful innovations in agricultural education and training (AET), it has generally.   Agricultural extension programmes have been one of the main conduits of addressing rural poverty and food insecurity. This is because, it has the means to transfer technology, support rural adult learning, assist farmers in problem-solving and getting farmers actively involved in the agricultural knowledge and information system [].Extension is defined by FAO [] as; “systems that should Cited by: 2.

      Agricultural extension is the application of scientific research and new knowledge to agricultural practices through farmer field of 'extension' now encompasses a wider range of communication and learning activities organized for rural people by educators from different disciplines, including agriculture, agricultural marketing, health, and business studies.   Taking advice to women. In a recent study by CABI (in submission), women farmers interviewed in Pakistan stated that one of the most convenient locations to receive agricultural advice was around the local spiritual place. 98% of women stated it was a good or very good setting for agricultural advice.


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Role of women in agriculture extension services in India Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SERVICES: A CASE STUDY OF GUSAU, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, ZAMFARA STATE, NIGERIA Dr. Abida Taherani* Dr. Lawal Mohammad Anka† ABSTRACT The major objective of this paper is to investigate the role of women in agricultural extension services in Gusau Local Government Area, Zamfara State, Size: KB.

Women account for 43% of the agricultural labour force (pdf) in developing countries on average but only receive about 5% of training and advisory services, known as agricultural : Caspar Van Vark.

In India, the private agricultural sector plays a major role in agricultural extension service provision. It fills the gap of inefficient input delivery and customized advisory services.

The private sector includes crop science industry, seed and input companies, distributors and agro-dealers, service providers of various kinds, food processors and retailers, and the content providers for agro-advisories.

on Agriculture Extension discussed knowledge management, convergence of extension systems, the role of information and communication technology and mass media, private sector initiatives includ-ing public–private partnerships, and farmer- and market-led extension systems (Ministry of Agriculture, ).

This article builds on that discussion. The following literature Role of women in agriculture extension services in India book isn't intended to be exhaustive, but rather indicative of the international situation about agriculture, women in agriculture, and the role of Extension with respect to women in agriculture and in the Extension Services.

Context The latest census figures list only per cent women formally as primary workers in the agricultural sector, in contrast to per cent men. But the undeniable fact remains that India’s agricultural industry, which employs 80 to million women and the sector cannot survive without their labor.

Current Status of Women in Indian Agriculture Even now, agriculture supports. Women in the agricultural labour force 4 Two types of data can contribute to measuring the contribution of women in the agricultural labour force: statistics on the share of women in the economically active population in agriculture and time use surveys, which document the time spent by men and women in different Size: KB.

Agricultural extension services still do not attach much importance to reaching women farmers or women on the farm. Policy makers and administrators typically still assume (in the face of the empirical data) that men are the farmers and women play only a "supportive role" as farmers' wives.

Agricultural Extension. Agricultural extension (also known as agricultural advisory services) plays a crucial role in boosting agricultural productivity, increasing food security, improving rural livelihoods, and promoting agriculture as an engine of pro-poor economic growth.

Extension provides a critical support service for rural producers meeting the new challenges confronting agriculture: transformation in the global food and agricultural system. Agriculture extension officer has a pivotal role in agriculture sector of any country.

However, in case of developing countries, the role of agriculture extension office increases many folds. In fact, extension worker or extension officer is the key component of agriculture sector after a farmer.

ROLE OF WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN AGRICULTURE IN NORTHERN INDIA Dr. Satya Pal1 and Dr. Abhimanyu KumarABSTRACT India is a developing country. The main occupation is agriculture, because 60 per cent of the population is involved in this occupation.

Women play a major role in agriculture, the world over. About 70% of the agricultural workers, 80% of food producers and 15% of those who process basic food, are women and they also undertake including both agricultural research and extension, is how to bring about these institutional changes that will formally engage these primary stakeholders (i.e., small-scale men and women farmers), as well as with other key organizations in both setting priorities and collaborating on.

That women play a significant and crucial role in agricultural development and allied fields including in the main crop production, livestock production, horticulture, post harvest operations, agro/ social forestry, fisheries, Size: KB.

Women play a vital role in building this economy. Over the years, there is a gradual realization of the key role of women in agricultural development and their vital contribution in the field of agriculture, food security, horticulture, processing, nutrition, sericulture, fisheries, and other allied sectors.

Role of farm women in indian agriculture 1. Role of farm women in Indian Agriculture esha MSc (Agri Extn) 1 2. “In order to awaken the people, it is the woman who have to be awakened.

Once she is on move, the family moves, the village moves, the nation moves” Pandit Jawaharalal Nehru 2 3. Gender is the word used especially for the female population of the society. This article is an attempt to define the agriculture status of women in India. Rural women are responsible for production of more than 55% food grains and comprise 67% of total agricultural labour force.

The role of woman in agriculture varies from country to country. WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE The women is the backbone of agricultural workforce but worldwide her hard work has mostly been unpaid.

She does the most tedious and back-breaking tasks in agriculture, animal husbandry and homes. The research efforts at the ICAR institutes have been tried to relieve her of the drudgery by providing time and labour File Size: KB.

comprise 43% of the agricultural labour force in developing countries and account for an estimated two-thirds of the world’s million poor livestock keepers.

Yet only 15% of the world’s extension agents are women, and only 5% of women farmers benefit from extension services. This, in combination with a continuing gap in access. Buy Agriculture Extension textbooks, lecture notes, sample papers online at Kopykitab.

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2. Overview of Agriculture Extension System: Major Players in India 7 Agriculture Extension Services by the Public Sector 10 Agriculture Extension Services by the Private Sector, NGOs and 17 Civil Society Agriculture Extension and Doubling Farmers' Income 22 3. Trends in Public Agriculture Research and Extension Expenditure in India Agricultural extension is the application of scientific research and knowledge to agricultural practices through farmer education.

Generally, agricultural extension can be defined as the “delivery of information inputs to farmers.” [1] The role of extension services is invaluable in teaching farmers how to improve their productivity. Extension is also critical to move research from the lab to the field and. Oguz, C.

(). The role of women in horticulture. Pg 7. Accessed online on 9 th June, Available at Patil, B. (). Role of women in agriculture. Pg 3. Accessed online on 9 th June, Available online at UN Women Report, ().

Women’s key role in agricultural production emphasized.