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Vol. 8, Issue 6 (2019)

A study on existing livelihood systems and livelihood security of rural women in Telangana state

Author(s):
B Sathwika, Dr. R Neela Rani, Dr. R Geetha Reddy and Dr. P Sreedevi
Abstract:
Livelihoods can be made up of a range of on-farm and off-farm activities that together provide a variety of procurement strategies for food and cash. Therefore, livelihoods are secure when households have secure ownership of or access to resources. The empowerment and development of rural women and sensitization of research and extension systems about their roles and contributions are important for sustainable growth in agriculture and management of household food security. It is this reason that emphasizes the need to develop understanding about the rural women, their potentials, awareness of household food security management and extent of participation in planning and decisions of different farm and home management works towards livelihood security. The result shows that majority (63.3%) of rural women beneficiaries engaged in non- form activities of livelihood system. Majority (88.3%) of the respondents had medium level of occupational security, educational security (80%), social security (79.2%), health security (76.6%), habitat security (76.2%), than (65%) had medium level of food security.
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How to cite this article:
B Sathwika, Dr. R Neela Rani, Dr. R Geetha Reddy, Dr. P Sreedevi. A study on existing livelihood systems and livelihood security of rural women in Telangana state. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(6):278-281.

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