System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism
for Agriculture and Nutrition


Women's Self-help Groups, Decision-making, and Improved Agricultural Practices in India: From Extension to Practice

Publisher: IFPRI

This research was undertaken as part of the Women Improving Nutrition through Group-based Strategies (WINGS) study, and was aimed at understanding ways to improve agricultural practices among women farmers in India. Effective agricultural extension is key to improving productivity, increasing farmers’ access to information, and promoting more diverse sets of crops and improved methods of cultivation. In India, however, the coverage of agricultural extension workers and the relevance of extension advice is poor. [IFPRI Discussion Paper 01735]

Author(s): Kalyani Raghunathan, Samyuktha Kannan, Agnes Quisumbing | Views(419) | Download (237)

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