Swetha B S and Itigi Prabhakar
  • ISBN 13 : 9789388892292
  • year : 2020
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
This book has been divided into different chapter and the initial chapters discuss about importance of women participation in farm sector and their empowerment through capacity building. Different initiatives of the state government have been discussed in connection with on Farm Demonstration (OFD) and the steps involved in organizing on Farm Demonstration. The Study also highlighted several constraints, such as lack of participation of women due to restriction made by male family head and lack of facilitator to motivate women to participate as expressed by the farm women beneficiaries of OFD. To overcome these constraints the suggestions given by farm women beneficiaries’ viz. Engaging female facilitator to attract more farm women beneficiaries and awareness can be created through SHGs on OFD. It can be considered to strengthen the implementation of OFD by the development departments. This book acts as a scientific guide for researchers, policy-makers, academicians and students on diverse issues on impact assessment of OFD on capacity building of farm women. Authors welcome constructive criticism and valuable feedback.