For women farmers in Haryana, change starts with information

“I have the right to know, to be aware of what is happening,” says 23-year-old farmer Ruby Mela.

Studies show that when it comes to accessing climate information and agro-advisory services, women farmers tend to be left out because of institutionalised socio-cultural barriers, low literacy levels, hectic daily schedules, and lack of agency in decision-making. Not Ruby.

http://ccafs.cgiar.org/blog/women-farmers-haryana-change-starts-information#.VTA2hJNSLEt

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (CC BY-NC 2.0)

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