ICT projects on agriculture
Women’s Mission for children has invested $40,000 of its savings into agro-forestry in Busiro,Wakiso on a 30 hectare piece of land to stimulate community participation in environmental conservation efforts as a long a term investment whose return in future from these plantation forests could be in the range of more than $1M in 10-15 years’ time when soft wood will be supplied to the market. The decision to invest in this was to help recover lost forest cover and mitigate environmental degradation and contribute to micro climate such as rainfall and oxygen as well as motivate community participation in environmental conservation projects of every household planting 5 trees every year as a simple campaign.
Linking agriculture with nutrition in Maharashtra State by studying fruit and vegetable value chains. The aim is to identify barriers and facilitators to consumption of these foods among women and to design nutrition-sensitive interventions to increase intakes of fruit and vegetables.
Estoy trabajando en temas de adaptación al cambio climático en la municipalidad de Echarati La convención Cusco
Water for nutrition and health, small-scale irrigation, gender in water-agriculture interventions
Foos Security, Resilience, Rural Development,
I am working on screening natural genotypes of rice for high iron and zinc content, develop molecular markers for these traits and later introgress into the high yielding varieties
Development communication for science, agriculture, nutrition & food security research