A Women Farmers Festival was organized by Community World Service Asia at Darbar Hall in Jhuddo under the Promoting Sustainable Agriculture project, supported by PWS&D and CFGB, in Badin, Pakistan. More than three hundred women farmers attended the festival that took place on July 5th this year. Eight guest speakers (all women), representing various local and international organizations, and bringing with them a wide array of expertise and skill, shared their experiences, learnings and advice with the women farmers attending the event.
The Festival aimed at:
- Providing an experience sharing and peer learning platform to local women farmers on Nutrition and Kitchen Gardening interventions
- Developing collaborative relations and linkages among communities, CSOs and NGOs, government departments and community based organizations working in the area
- Building awareness on climate change impacts and global food security and nutrition challenge among local communities
Shama, Agriculture Extension Officer, Community World Service Asia, introduced the organization and shared the plan and outcomes of the Promoting Sustainable Agriculture project to ensure food security in Badin.