Women Farmers’ Empowerment Project

Mahila Krishak Shashaktikarn Project or Women farmers’ Empowerment Project aimed at Empowering women farmers through agriculture based livelihoods project organized the women farmers in to producers collectives; build their knowledge and skill along with creation of accessible support systems to enable a greater and more strategic role of women in agriculture and allied activities, impacting and strengthening the livelihood base of the poor.

The project have created multiple village-level farm school through trained agriculture and livestock resource persons, called as Krishi Sakhi and pashu sakhi. The project is implemented in 95 villages in four blocks of Dungarpur District (Aspur, Simalwara, Dungarpur & Bicchiwara) benefitting 14,700 women farmers. The program is spearheaded by 240 krishi sakhis and 8 pashu sakhis.