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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Special Issue 5 (2019)

Participation of women in agriculture and food security in eastern Utter Pradesh

Author(s):

Poonam Prajapati and Dr. Divya Rani Singh

Abstract:
She is doing all activities related to farming whether at home or in the field but she is not a farmer, she is only female farm worker. Female farm worker (women) play an important role in agriculture sector. We are not imagine agriculture achievement without her. According to IRRI (International Rice Research Institute) “farm house hold survey” female contribution in rice production is approx 74% in utter Pradesh. The present study was conducted in the village of Rudrapur and the sample of 60 rural female farm worker. The female farm worker are involve various type of agriculture activities and faced different type health problem. Samples were selected through simple random sampling for the data collection. We were use Interview schedule for find the basic information of respondents and filed observation to observe the farm activities. In addition we also highlight the role of women in food preservation and food storage is highly than male. Women who is responsible for food processing and preserving to increase it availability. Traditional Knowledge system is can assist food in expensive, safe nutrition food throughout the whole year.

Pages: 380-381  |  514 Views  32 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Poonam Prajapati and Dr. Divya Rani Singh. Participation of women in agriculture and food security in eastern Utter Pradesh. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(5S):380-381.