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Women farmers are leading northern India from subsistence to regeneration

October 23, 2017

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]

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