Shilpa Vasavada

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Shilpa Vasavada is a gender and community institutions specialist with around three decades of experience in the livelihoods sector. Her experience spans across the areas of strategy formulation, capacity building, mentoring support, and evaluation studies for gender mainstreaming in natural resource-based livelihood projects. Shilpa has worked with civil society organisations, international non-governmental organisations (INGOs), government agencies, and CSR projects across different states of the country. She is a graduate from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India.

Articles by Shilpa Vasavada

women farmers harvesting crop - women farmers

April 29, 2022
The link between women’s land ownership and climate resilience
If we want to build climate resilience among rural communities, we need to ensure that women farmers own the land they work on.
close up of a woman farmer in Odisha-farmer producer organisations

February 25, 2021
The 10,000 FPOs scheme ignores women farmers
If we don’t revisit the new Farmer Producer Organisations (FPO) guidelines with a gender lens, women in the agriculture sector will be left behind.
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