Income generation of women through the utilization of forest resources in tirumala foothill villages
T. Babji Reddy, M. Padmaja
This study is aimed to explore how the women accessing the natural resources in general and forest resources in particular for economic and household purposes. The fieldwork was conducted in the villages adjacent to Tirumala foothill forest in Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh. This study is qualitative micro level study and the main thrust is laid on how the women in Tirumala foothill villages utilizing the forest resources for income generation for shaping their livelihoods and associated strategies.