Capacity building of Indian women and men to create sustainable agriculture in Northern India.
Plant et træ i Himalaya
Indsatsen vedrører følgende verdensmål:
- Mål 1: Afskaf fattigdom
- Mål 2: Stop sult
- Mål 3: Sundhed og trivsel
- Mål 5: Ligestilling mellem kønnene
- Mål 8: Anstændige jobs og økonomisk vækst
- Mål 13: Klimaindsats
Indsatsen foregår i følgende lande:
- Mahila Haat
Overordnede mål :
The aim of the initiative is to increase Indian women and men's awareness of the opportunities, which they have to create better living conditions.
Umiddelbare mål :
• Organization of women to obtaining status as farmers. • Motivate and Promote women and men to participation in agricultural work through information and training in the use of agricultural implements, machinery and cultivation methods. • To create awareness towards the conservation of their natural resources.
The target group is at least 50 families from different background in Sakar village. They will be selected based on difference in where they live, what the family status are, and how their education status is.
The aim of the initiative is to increase Indian women and men's awareness of the opportunities, which they have to create better living conditions. By giving information and training to assist women to obtain the status of farmers on an equal footing with men, they can participate in the official forums, where the focus is on the social and political conditions of the villagers' survival as farmers. Through changing inhabitants way of farming and protecting their fields, they also become better at creating sustainable agriculture. The women have farmed the same way for centuries; they use the same tools and the same methods as their mothers and grandmothers. In many areas, renewed knowledge of agriculture could contribute to increased safe food production. The strategy is that MH gathers the women farmers to motivate and support them in obtaining status as farmers equal with the men. Courses will be organized for the villagers in order to improve the skills and knowledge of villagers in agriculture practices. They will be trained in the method of forming poly houses, rain water harvesting, nurseries, cultivation using less water, developing vermicompost pits.