Women are major stakeholders in India’s agriculture. In 2011, women constituted nearly half (46.2 percent) of all agricultural laborers and one-third (32.9 percent) of all cultivators in India.
Konark Sikka is an intern with IFPRI-South Asia office Gender disparities within farming communities still exist when it comes to household assets. A growing number of studies show that to ensure food security and nutritional security in a household, equal distribution of assets is necessary. Resolving this disparity would not only improve the lives ofRead more