Growing Influence: Agricultural Innovations Serving Rural Women is a 10-minute documentary produced by African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) Three stories from AWARD Fellows (Victoria Ndolo of Malawi, Carolyn Tyhra Kumasi of Ghana and Sarah Mubiru of Uganda) whose scientific research is directly helping smallholder farmers improve their livelihoods.
The series of articles below have all been written by P. Sainath, one of India’s most eminent journalists. In 2007, he won the Raymon Magsaysay Award, Asia’s most prestigious prize (often referred to as ‘Asian Nobel’) for Journalism, Literature, and Creative Communications Art. These articles examine the affects of the agrarian crisis on women in […]
International Women’s Day, Kathmandu, Nepal, 8 March 2010 We the women of La Via Campesina’s South Asian peasant’s movements, namely, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and sisters from Indonesia and Korea, come together on this women’s day in Kathmandu, Nepal to reaffirm and demand the respects of our rights and the complete rejection of the […]