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

Article Id: ARCC1492 | Page : 237 - 240
Citation :- CONTRIBUTION OF WOMEN AND YOUTH TRAINING EXTENSION PROJECT (WYTEP) ON FOOD SECURITY OF FARM WOMEN.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2010.(29):237 - 240
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

Food security Farm women.

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