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Gender and agricultural development

Gender and agricultural development

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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Women in agriculture -- Developing countries.,
    • Women farmers -- Developing countries.,
    • Women in development -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Helen Kreider Henderson with Ellen Hansen.
      ContributionsHenderson, Helen Kreider., Hansen, Ellen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6073.A272 D444 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 161 p. ;
      Number of Pages161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1094331M
      ISBN 100816515425, 0816515654
      LC Control Number94018774

      The book presents a suite of quantitative and qualitative methods for collecting and analyzing data on gender relations in agriculture, and it identifies data needs for.   Interlinking themes of development policy, gender, and agricultural research, this book will be of great interest to students and scholars of agricultural development, food security, and sustainable development, as well as policymakers and practitioners working Cited by: 1.

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations, map ; 23 cm: Contents: 1. Introduction to the Issues: Women, Development and Agriculture --pt. I. Project and Malawi's Agricultural Structure Women in Agricultural Development Project Structure of Agriculture in Malawi --pt. II. Gender-Disaggregated Statistics and Farming Systems. The proportion of women is lower the higher you look up the income distribution. In the top 10% up to every third income-earner is a woman; in the top % only every fifth or tenth person is a woman. The trend is the same in all countries of this study: Women are now better-represented in all top income groups than they were in

      This book is grounded in the ideology that an alignment between the conceptual and practical understandings of gender equality is a critical component of sustainable development. It draws on six rural case studies to examine the various ways in which gender has been integrated in agricultural research for development projects. Get this from a library! Gender in agriculture: closing the knowledge gap. [Ma Agnes R Quisumbing;] -- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) produced a report on women in agriculture with a clear and urgent message: agriculture under performs because half of all.


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The book also looks at trends in agricultural research, development, and extension systems and in women’s participation in research. The opening section summarizes the main messages of the FAO report and reviews how gender has been conceptualized in agriculture and how these concepts have changed in the past three decades.

This book is both a resource guide and a review of major issues in gender and agriculture which demonstrates that recognizing the contribution of women to agricultural production is a necessary step in development planning.

This handbook covers conceptual and practical issues for addressing gender in agricultural value chains, and includes a framework for analysing gender issues, and a process for integrating these issues into value chain development, using the ‘Integrating Gender Issues into Agricultural Value Chains’ (INGIA-VC) approach, developed by the US.

This book is both a resource guide and a review of major issues in gender and agriculture which demonstrates that recognizing the contribution of women to agricultural production is a necessary step in development : Paperback. The role of gender in agricultural development (English) Abstract.

What factors contributed to adoption of a gender perspective among those centers that have done so successfully. Why have the other International Agricultural Research Centers (IARCs) found it difficult to deal with gender issues.

What next steps should Cited by: The Role of Gender in Agricultural Development Susan V. Poats' Introduction Gender2 issues are not newto the CGIAR system. Indeed, their importance in agricultural research and women's roles in agricultural production and food systems were discussed by CGIAR system members on several occasions during the s.

Gender and development is an interdisciplinary field of research and applied study that implements a feminist approach to understanding and addressing the disparate impact that economic development and globalization have on people based upon their location, gender, class background, and other socio-political identities.

A strictly economic approach to development views a country's development. The Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook provides an up-to-date understanding of gender issues and a rich compilation of compelling evidence of good practices and lessons learned to guide practitioners in integrating gender dimensions into agricultural projects and is serves as a tool for: guidance; showcasing key principles in integrating gender into projects; stimulating the.

Closing the Gender Gap in Agriculture. This chapter proposes a conceptual framework to explore the potential linkages between gender, assets, and agricultural development projects in order to Author: Sophia Huyer.

The 'Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook' provides an up-to-date understanding of gender issues and a rich compilation of compelling evidence of good practices and lessons learned to guide practitioners in integrating gender dimensions into agricultural projects and programs.

It is serves as a tool for: guidance; showcasing key principles in Author: World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

Human Capital in Gender and Development by Sydney Calkin, Abingdon, UK and New York: Routledge,pp., £ (pbk), from £ (ebook), ISBN: Penny Griffin. Gender in Agricultural Development Policies 5 Box 3 - The importance of gender sensitive statistics Gender sensitive data (see table 1), which more accurately reveals women’s contribution to the economy, will better reflect the reality of women’s importance as producers, traders, labourers and carers in their own right.

Better sexFile Size: KB. The International Food Policy Research Institute’s (IFPRI) mission is to provide research-based policy solutions to reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. Understanding such gendered differences is an integral part of IFPRI’s work to illuminate pathways to sustainable and inclusive economic development.

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Resources. Infographic: The Global State of Agriculture [PDF, K]. Description: This book is the product of an international conference hosted by the Women in Agricultural Development (WIAD) Program at the University of Florida in The purpose of WIAD program is to promote an understanding of gender and its relevance for agricultural development processes.

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Grahame Dixie. Grahame Dixie has over 35 year of experience as a practitioner of agricultural development and is currently the World Bank's agribusiness advisor in the Agriculture and Environmental Services department, where he provides advice on the design and implementation of agricultural commercialization projects/5.The Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security (Agri-Gender) is an international, open access, peer-reviewed and refereed journal published by the Africa Centre for Gender, Social Research and Impact Assessment.

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