Extension, Gender, and Nutrition in Kathmandu

The Integrating Gender and Nutrition in Agricultural Extension Programs workshop is taking place in Kathmandu this week. About 35 participants largely working in Nepal and India in more field-based work, including CIMMYT and their extension partners, Winrock International with KISAN, Helen Keller International with SUAAHARA, Heifer International, iDE with PAHAL, and the Department of Agricultural[…]

“Improving access to agricultural land for the internally displaced”

(Text from the World Bank blog) An estimated 38 million people worldwide are forcefully displaced within the boundaries of their own country. In the majority of cases, internally displaced persons (IDPs) live in protracted displacement. For IDPs fleeing rural areas, loss of land, productive assets and sudden shift towards a non-agricultural lifestyle can be stagnating.[…]