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Sustainable Practices in Agriculture for Women and Environment (SPAWE)

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Sonigitu Ekpe


The developmental goal is to increase gender equality and alleviate poverty through enhanced food security, economic growth and empowerment.
The project SPAWE will seek to enhance and improve the womenfolk’s by providing basis for mobilizing rural women towards sustainable environmental management and promoting rapid economic growth through good agricultural practices.
The project components include the following but not limited to; as each phase will drive a new concept.
1. Scaling up pathways to intensifying staple food production, improving food quality; human nutrition and increase income from good agricultural practices.
2. Biodiversity conservation and eradication of poverty.
3. Open and distance learning strategy – which will offer innovative combinations of flexible teaching methods – a combination of radio programmes, hands-on-skills teaching, printed materials through farmer school for women.
Integrating women and the environment
Agricultural development could work if driven by direct community participation, environmentally sustainable practices, and supportive public policy.
The project will be adopting a set of resource-conserving cultivation techniques, through the promotion of zero-tillage cultivation – a crop management technique in which women farmers will plant seeds and crowns in unploughed fields to maxima gains from intensive double cropping and to lower production costs, with the added benefits of reducing land degradation, conserving soil fertility and economizing on scare water resources.



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