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Flashcards in Women in Agriculture Deck (5):
1

When is National Women's Farmer's Day ?

October 15th

2

When does UN observe International Rural Women's Day ?

October 15th

3

What is ICAR ?

Indian Council for Agricultural Research

4

According to FAO, if women had the same access as men to resources, how much would farm yield increase ?

20-30%

5

What are some reasons for feminization of agriculture ?

1. Male Migration
2. Low Level of Skills
3. Lack of Property Rights
4. Lack of Bargaining Powers
5. Farmer Suicides