Engaging Government Officials for Tangible Results


As part of Shirkat Gah's ongoing initiatives under WELDD to connect women from the grassroots to government officials, creating contacts and facilitating meetings with key government departments is a regular feature in their work.One the one hand, this engagement has resulted in increased accountability of government officials. But what is more, women farmers' agriculture successes has had knock-on effect on their independence and decision-making power in their families and communities.

Going organic and becoming self-sufficient: Women use technical skills of kitchen gardening and organic farming


In 2013, to enhance women’s economic resources and livelihood options, Shirkat Gah ran technical skills trainings on kitchen gardening and organic farming in three Punjab sites: Mian Chanuu, Khanewal, and Okara.

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