About Me (Education, Interests, Professional experience)
Ph. Anthropology, work on sustainable & alternative agriculture in South Asia since 1958. Ran large scale study on Women and Rice Cultivation in 28 villages in 3 states in 1979-82. Survey of NGOs working on Alternative agriculture in 2006-8.
Basic food requirements met through small scale bio-diverse farming supplying food within a limited locality including nearby urban areas. Farming on organically enriched soil with a focus on local people though they will also be linked throughout the world via a sustainably powered Internet.
The Women's Major Group (WMG) was created as one of nine Major Groups after the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio de Janeiro. This list serve is for members of the Women Major Group following the Post Rio+20 process (Financing SD, SDGs-post2015) as well as for members of the Women Major Group following Environment processes (UNEP). The Operating Partners (OPs) of the Post Rio+20 process that coordinate the group rotate periodically. The current WMG OPs are Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) and Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN) supported by a core group including the Women's Environment and Development Organization(WEDO) and Global Forest Coalition (GFC).