Training on gender-friendly tools, practices
Dimapur, Aug. 28 (EMN): The State Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute (Sameti) organised an online training on “Gender-friendly tools and practices” for ATMA functionaries on August 27 and the 28th.
The training aimed to create awareness about the health hazards in agriculture and methodologies for mitigation and to know about drudgery and gender-friendly farm tools for drudgery reduction of women in agriculture, Sameti director informed in an update.
Resource persons for the training were Dr. Lowrence Kithan, scientist (Agronomy), AICRP on Pigeon Pea, NU: SASRD, Medziphema campus and Dr. Lamneithem Hangshing, guest faculty, department of Agricultural Engineering, NU: SASRD, Medziphema.
Topics on role of gender and issues in agricultural and rural development, common gender friendly tools for sowing and weeding, ergonomics of farm workers and common and gender friendly tools for harvesting and post management were covered.
e-certificates were forwarded to the participants, it informed.