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Using Participatory Tools in Setting Gender-Sensitive Criteria for Acceptable Rice Varieties in Eastern India

by Thelma R. Paris, Abha Singh, H.N. Singh, Joyce Luis and M. Hossain Participatory Research and Development for Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management A SOURCEBOOK VOLUME 3: Doing Participatory Research and Development Sustaining household food (rice security) is the main goal … Continue reading

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Assessing the impact of participatory research in rice breeding on women farmers: a case study in eastern Uttar Pradesh, India

This paper assesses farmer adoption of rice varieties and new genotypes introduced through participatory varietal selection (PVS) in villages which represent submergence- and drought/submergence-prone villages in eastern Uttar Pradesh, India. It focuses on the involvement of women farmers in participatory … Continue reading

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