CONTRIBUTION OF WOMEN AND YOUTH TRAINING EXTENSION PROJECT (WYTEP) ON FOOD SECURITY OF FARM WOMEN

Article Id: ARCC1191
Citation :- CONTRIBUTION OF WOMEN AND YOUTH TRAINING EXTENSION PROJECT (WYTEP) ON FOOD SECURITY OF FARM WOMEN.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2011.(30)
M.L. Revanna and D. Vijayalakshmi
Address : Department of Food Science and Nutrition, UAS, GKVK, Bangalore - 560 065, India.

Abstract

A study was conducted on farm women of Women and Youth Training Extension Project
(WYTEP) beneficiary (200) and non-beneficiary (100) to know the effect of WYTEP on food
security of farm women in Mandya district of Karnataka. The mean intake of farm women of
WYTEP beneficiary was found to be protein (47.3 g), fat (17.2 g), Iron(23.4mg),vitamin A (512μg),
riboflavin(1.0mg), Niacin(13.8mg) and energy (2051K.cal) where as it was comparatively less
among the non beneficiary group. The study was also revealed that the intake of nutrients by
the farm women of both the groups were below the RDA except calcium

Keywords

WYTEP Food Security Farm Women.

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