Since its inception,ICAR-CIWA has been undertaking research on issues concerning women in agriculture. It has focused on participatory action research in different technology based thematic areas involving rural women to test suit Ability of technologies for women and suggest measures to make them women friendly.It is also working to catalyze and facilitate R & D institutions to bring in farm women perspectives in their programmes.

Thrust areas of ICAR-CIWA Research

  • Gender disaggregated data and documentation
  • Technology assessment and refinement
  • Gender issues in farming system
  • Drudgery assessment and reduction
  • Gender sensitive extension & institution
  • Agricultural policies and gender issues
  • Research methodology and approaches