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03 Jun

RESILIENCE India team visits Norway to get an exposure to Precision Agriculture

A nine-member RESILIENCE project team visited Norway from the 26th to 31st May to get a first-hand exposure to the latest developments in Precision Agriculture at the Center for Precision Agriculture, Appelsvol, NIBIO, Norway and interacted with Norwegian farmers. The team discussed about the potential of Precision Agriculture to smallholder farming in India. With digitalization in agriculture happening fast in India, the Coordinator of the Resilience project Dr.

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03 Apr

Inauguration of Community Managed Village Knowledge Centres in the districts of Sivasagar and Golaghat, Assam

The Village Knowledge Centres (VKC) was inaugurated 15th March 2019 in Dikhoumukh village of Sivasagar District and on 16th in Merapani village of Golaghat District in partnership with Dikhoumukh college and Chawdung Pather, Farmers Producer Company respectively. Dr. S. Lakshmanan, IAS, Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate, Sivasagar District and Mr. Nobin chandra Bora, District Agriculture Officer has inaugurated the VKCs respectively in Dikhoumukh and Merapani villages.

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