Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research, volume 33 issue 2 (june 2014) : 147-153

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT THROUGH TRAINING IN DAIRY FARMING

S.J. Jadav*, V. Durgga Rani, Sreeja Mudgal, H.B. Dhamsaniya
1Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education Navsari Agricultural University, Navsari–396 450, India
Cite article:- Jadav* S.J., Rani Durgga V., Mudgal Sreeja, Dhamsaniya H.B. (2023). WOMEN EMPOWERMENT THROUGH TRAINING IN DAIRY FARMING. Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research. 33(2): 147-153. doi: 10.5958/0976-0563.2014.00592.2.
Woman empowerment is the process of building a woman’s capacity to be self-reliant and to develop her sense of inner strength. Dairying in India is a female dominated enterprise. It is established beyond doubt that women always participated in dairy and animal husbandry activities in addition to their daily household chores. Women spent more time than men in dairy production activities. Training is one of the important aspects of empowerment, which   can enhance knowledge, improve skill and change the attitude of   rural women. Selection of breed, compounding balanced feed using locally available ingredients, feeding during pregnancy, health care and banking and insurance were the most preferred areas of training in dairy farming. The overall adoption level of the trained dairy farm women was higher than untrained dairy farm women.
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