In this webinar, Akansha Yadav will discuss her experiences from two states in India in crop selection, primary and secondary processing, and physical infrastructure development to drive climate smart agriculture. It will touch upon the critical role of developing market linkages and gaining access to climate finance, especially for women farmers, and how strengthening the entire agricultural value chain can build resilience to climate change.
Akansha Yadav is a climate change and sustainability practitioner from India who specializes in gender and social inclusiveness. She has a strong background of working at both the grassroots and policy level across several states of India in climate change adaptation, rural development, gender empowerment and technology integration for social impact. Akansha has worked on a wide range of donor-supported projects for developing climate resilient natural resource management structures, strengthening agricultural value chains especially for women farmers, accessing climate finance and using renewable energy to power off-grid rural women for developing their entrepreneurship potential. She has authored publications and presented her work in global conferences on field evidence and solutions to principal impediments of agency, literacy, gender and power structures to equitable growth.
Akansha has an MA (First Class) in Development Studies from the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, United Kingdom and BA (Honors) in Political Science from Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi, India.
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