by: Esha Chhabra
The feminization of agriculture could mean healthier soil and forests, organic produce for urban markets, higher incomes for rural families.
ALMORA DISTRICT, UTTARAKHAND — Shanti Devi is racing around her farm in her sari, shooting at monkeys with a slingshot. Her tiny plot, at nearly 7,000 feet, has a glorious view across a tiered valley to the Himalayas. She grows herbs, onions and potatoes, and looks after wild apricot trees...[Read More]