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13 Mar

Closing gender gaps is crucial for food and nutrition security

Empowering women is a key factor towards improving the agricultural productivity and adaptive capacity of smallholders in India.

Women on smallholder farms in developing countries face multiple constraints compared to their male counterparts, among other things, under paid farm work in addition to bearing the burden of care and reproductive roles within the family and community. They are in many cases deprived of land ownership, access to markets, key assets and inputs, and are frequently excluded from decision-making.

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11 Mar

Building the capacities of the team members on facilitating Village Knowledge Centres for Knowledge Management

Dissemination of information, knowledge and skills through Village Knowledge Centre (VKC) is the core strategy in the project under Knowledge Management. An initiative was taken to build the capacities of the Project staff of Odissa and Assam between 13th to 16th February 2019. The main objective of the programme is to induct and train them on the concept, key processes and activities in establishing and facilitating the VKCs as a platform for Knowledge Management.

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06 Feb

Developing base line scenarios in Assam and Odisha states

RESILIENCE project is undertaking a large survey in four districts of Assam (Golaghat and Sibsagar) and Odisha (Cuttack and Ganjam) to assess the current status of climate change vulnerability and adaptation.

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27 Jan

ICTs for Capacity Building and Knowledge Exchange: Establishment of Village Knowledge Centres in Assam (January 2019)

Demand driven and value-added information is very important for the rural community to undertake informed decisions. The capacity building and knowledge exchange initiatives on locally suitable agro-ecological and climate smart technologies among men and women farmers are important in building resilient agricultural production systems. Modern Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are important to facilitate learning and timely knowledge sharing.

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This project is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway/ the Norwegian Embassy, New Delhi