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    • Challenges and experiences of women in the forestry sector in Nepal 

      Christie, Maria Elisa; Giri, Kalpana (Academic Journals, 2011-05)
      This article asks why there are relatively few women at the Institute of Forestry (IOF) and in the field of forestry in Nepal. It explores the obstacles to entering and succeeding in this male-dominated field from women’s ...
    • Geography and the Environment Through Kitchenspace: Cultural Ecology in the House-lot Garden in Central Mexico 

      Christie, Maria Elisa (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-16)
      The WGD program at CIRED has conducted a monthly discussion series for over a decade. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community are encouraged to attend the discussions and bring their ideas and questions. The ...
    • Mainstreaming Gender in AET: Overcoming challenges through policies and practices 

      Van Houweling, Emily; Christie, Maria Elisa; Abdel-Rahim, Asha (Virginia Tech, 2015-09)
      Women’s education has a high positive impact on society and higher education can help empower women to enter social, economic and political roles in their communities and countries. While progress has been made in terms ...
    • Preliminary Study: Gender, Higher Education and AET 

      Zseleczky, Laura; Van Houweling, Emily; Christie, Maria Elisa (Virginia Tech, 2013-09-17)
      Agriculture education and training (AET) is important to increase human capital in agriculture, promote knowledge, raise agricultural productivity, and realize the potential of women in agriculture. This paper focuses on ...