Home Gardening And Household Food Security - Women Empowerment Issues In Urban Spatial Limits
  • Author(s): Dr. Vidya H. N.
  • Paper ID: 1701264
  • Page: 11-14
  • Published Date: 10-06-2019
  • Published In: Iconic Research And Engineering Journals
  • Publisher: IRE Journals
  • e-ISSN: 2456-8880
  • Volume/Issue: Volume 2 Issue 12 June-2019
Abstract

This paper explores the need for creating awareness about empowering women with household food security through home gardening. Home gardening is a new and innovative urban agriculture concept with positive advantages to women. Home gardening provides self sufficiency with fresher garden products at door, promotes self confidence among women for being part of nature and affords food security for their respective households. The issues of women empowerment through home gardens can be an effective instrument. But there are several challenges in home garden expansion in metro cities. Urban spaces are constrained by shortfall supply of water, insufficiency of garden spaces, deficit sunlight reach and conflicting land usage pattern as space is shared as apartments and community houses outnumber individual houses. All ages of women can take home gardening seriously and inculcate the advantageous to their total family well being.

Keywords

Home gardening, household food security, women empowerment, Issues

Citations

IRE Journals:
Dr. Vidya H. N. "Home Gardening And Household Food Security - Women Empowerment Issues In Urban Spatial Limits" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 2 Issue 12 2020 Page 11-14

IEEE:
Dr. Vidya H. N. "Home Gardening And Household Food Security - Women Empowerment Issues In Urban Spatial Limits" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 2(12)