Institute project :<br />Gender Analysis in Watershed Development programs in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka<br />G Nirmala<br />Sreenath Dixit<br />
Background:<br /><ul><li>Inadequate information from gender perspective in planning and implementation of natural resource project like WS development of the biodiversity programme (UN)
Gender mainstreaming is across cutting issue in all programmers of natural resource management.
Integration of women’s knowledge into management of natural resources helps in sustainability of system.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Objectives
To identify gender mainstreaming issues in relation to activities, access and control of resources in watershed programmes.
To study the factors influencing gender inequality in watershed programme.
To sensitize the policy of project planning and implementation level by communicating the project output.</li></li></ul><li>Methodology<br />Project level- contacted all Project Directors,DWMA for gender mainstreaming activities in WSP.<br /> Based on watershed guidelines of GOI questionnaire were prepared,pre-tested subjected to all 22 PDS in AP and Karnataka<br />Watershed level<br /><ul><li>AP- Rangareddy district- Gaddamaliaguda
Karantaka- Bengaluru Rural- Allanatha and Kempalanatha </li></li></ul><li>
Gender participation in AP watershed programs<br />
Gender differentials in watershed program in AP<br />
TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER OF<br />GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES (GAP) MANAGEMENT<br />FOR PROFITABILITY,SUSTAINABILITY AND INCOME FROM RAINFED FARMING IN RANGAREDDY DISTRICT OF ANDHRA PRADESH<br /> ( 2011-2014)<br />Dr G Nirmala-PI<br />Dr Sreedevi shankar-Co pI<br />Consultants<br />Dr V Maruthi PS,(Agronomy)<br />Dr DBV Ramana SS ( LPM)<br />Science and Society Division<br /> Department of Science and Technology <br />
Objectives<br /><ul><li>To integrate good agricultural practices (GAP) into farming systems in rainfed agriculture by the women farmers.
To improve knowledge and skills in Good agricultural practices(GAP) following farmers field schools.
To improve the income and micro enterprises skills through marketing ad value addition of produce following food safety practices.</li></ul>Work Plan <br /><ul><li>*4 women groups – Black soil , red soils and mixed soils blocks – 26 beneficiaries have been selected.
One pre- season training for 26 women in Kandlapally village conducted.
On farm demonstrations of 1500 sq m per women has been planned with emphasis on soil health management GAP technology.</li></li></ul><li>Publications<br />Research-1<br />Seminar- 1<br />Workshop-1<br />Training Organized -1<br />