One of ten short stories of PWRDF and partner projects.
"Bangladesh has been faced with increasing vulnerabilities as a result of climate change and flooding. One particular effect flooding has had on rural agricultural communities is the lack of seed diversity. PWRDF partner UNIBIG has been helping these communities with Nayakrishi Andalon, an agricultural movement focused on biodiversity and empowering the role of women as seed bearers. The movement has helped women in Bangladesh return to a level of socio-economic power and have helped catalogue more than 3,000 diverse rice seeds". [Text of entire article.]