The participatory action research intervention PROTIC has been initiated to begin specifically addressing women’s economic empowerment in agriculture for resilience. The project partially fulfill the knowledge management requirement of ‘Resilience through Economic Empowerment, Climate Change Adaptation, Leadership and Learning (REECALL) Program’, which considers economic development, women’s transformative leadership, rights and governance, and Climate Change adaptation & disaster risk reduction. With the financial support from Monash University, Participatory Research and Ownership with Technology, Information and Change (PROTIC) aims to enhance the economic situation of poor and marginalised climate change vulnerable community by developing relevant, trusted, reliable, comprehensive and accurate interactive and timely information providing system through technology and devices in the agricultural sector.
PROTIC is working in three different climate vulnarable areas of Bangladesh which are Syamnagar, Satkhira, Dimla, Nilphamari and Tahirpur, Sunamganj. To implement this innovative intervention, OXFAM is working with three development partners, one technical partner, eight local universities as research partners, and two knowledge partners.
This platform, PROGYA (PROTIC GYAN[PROTIC KNOWLEDGE]) is designed with the purpose of sharing the project learning with the people all over the world. To know more about the project, please visit this link