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Experiencing, Coping with Change: Women-Headed Farming Households in the Eastern Gangetic Plains

A technical report authored by Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt based on a survey into the issues, concerns and challenges of women-headed farming households in the Eastern Gangetic Plains (eastern Bihar, northern West Bengal and eastern Terai of Nepal) – one of the poorest parts of the world, marked by male out-migration and deteriorating livelihoods.

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Published by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.