Feminisation Of Agriculture – Problems Face By Women ,Solution – The ‘feminisation of agriculture’ is picking up pace in India.
- According to Oxfam India, The women are responsible for about 60-80% of food the production and 90% of dairy production.
- The Agriculture Census (2010-11) shows that out of an estimated 118.7 million cultivators, around 30% were
females. Female Play An important Role
- Similarly, out of around 144 million agricultural labourers, nearly 42% were females.
Feminisation Of Agriculture – Problems Face By Women ,Solution
Notably, as per Census 2011, out of total female main workers, 55% were agricultural labourers and 24% cultivators.
However, only 12.8% of the operational holdings were owned by women, which reflected the gender disparity in ownership of landholdings in agriculture.
The Survey added that with women predominant at all levels — production, pre-harvest, post-harvest processing, packaging, marketing — of the agricultural value chain it is imperative to adopt gender specific interventions.
Problems and Solutions
- Very Difficult To Get Loan From bank
- Land ownership
- No Equal pay For Women – Huge Difference In Wages For Women compare To Men
- Machine Or Latest Technical Tools Are very Difficult to Operate By Women
- No training for Agriculture
- Less Access To Resources Access Compare To Men
Solution Of Problem
- Government should Provide Loan With Collateral
- Provide More Training To Women For Agriculture
- Financial Literacy
- More Access To Resources
- Equal Pay For Both Man And Women