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The impact of agricultural and household technologies on women: A conceptual and quantitative analysis in Burkina Faso
(Amsterdam, New York: Elsevier, 1999)
Agricultural technologies (new cultivars, inorganic fertilizers, soil- and water-conservation techniques) in Sub-Saharan Africa have been primarily introduced to male farmers by male-dominated extension services on the ...
Women in natural resource management: Finding a more balanced perspective
(Taylor and Francis Ltd., 2001)
The article explores the implications of Australian natural resource management organizations being male dominated. In these organizations most of the leadership positions and overall number of employees are men, whereas ...
Using gender research in development: Food security in practice
(Washington, D.C.: IFPRI (International Food Policy Research Institute), 2006)
This guide presents research from several countries in IFPRI's research program on gender and intrahousehold relations, using quantitative and qualitative methods. It examines the implications of these issues in the success ...
Twenty-five years of research on women farmers in Africa: Lessons and implications for agricultural research institutions
(El Batan, México: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), 1999)
In this paper, the author uses existing literature to examine the causes of lacking technology adoption in the area of improved Maize among women farmers in Africa. Studies ultimately indicate that households and gender ...
Gender in lift irrigation schemes in East Gujarat, India
(Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute, 2001)
This study has four main sections, each with its own research question, which together explain the importance of women involvement in family farm and irrigation management. The first section identifies gender issues in the ...
Gendered dimensions of conservation agriculture in Northwestern Cambodia
This research investigates gender-based constraints and opportunities to the
Household decisions, gender, and development: A synthesis of recent research
(IFPRI (International Food Policy Research Institute), 2003)
This book draws on 27 IFPRI research studies on household decision making and intrahousehold allocation of resources, organized by the following themes: power and resources within the household; agriculture and natural ...
Gender and biodiversity: A new approach to linking environment and development
(Blackwell Publishing, 2007)
This article argues that gender roles, gendered knowledge, and gendered spaces have to be considered in the discussion to understand decision making for biodiversity at the grassroots. Women's roles in seed selection, ...
Gender impact strategy for agricultural development
(Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 2008)
This document provides projects funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation with a strategy to integrate gender into their work to improve agricultural development as a means of more effectively reducing hunger and ...