This study finds that gender plays a far more important role than caste in structuring “who decides" among the men and women wheat farmers in Madhya Pradesh. However, women have now begun to challenge gendered caste structures that restrict them to unpaid agricultural work.
India has recently experienced a remarkable upsurge in the realm of agritech. This transformative shift in our agricultural landscape has been driven…


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        Jal Jeevan Mission: Behind the Scenes Ft. Ms Vini Mahajan, IAS

In the final episode of Voices For Water, Karthik interviews Ms. Vini Mahajan, the Secretary at the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation in the Ministry of Jal Shakti. They discuss Jal Jeevan Mission, the flagship program aimed at achieving water security in India, and the tremendous amount of inter-departmental and state-level coordination required to make it successful. Ms. Mahajan talks about the challenges faced in the journey and the success of the Ministry's efforts in collating and sharing data publicly through program dashboards.

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Development workers often do not have the tools to better integrate gender issues into water planning. Here are tips to help from two women who have created gender-inclusive water management systems.

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