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Gender inequality, cooperation and environmental sustainability
(Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006)
This paper examines the effects of gender inequality on prospects of cooperation and environmental sustainability. Gender inequality is a form of inequality that is interactive with but distinct from other forms of economic ...
Doing development with men: Some reflections on a case study from Mali
(Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, 2006)
The paper presents reflection on gender-based power relations based on the author's fieldwork in Mali. The paper highlights the need to acknowledge that unequal power relations are multi-dimensional and complex. Harris' ...
Introduction: Equity in Community-based Resource Management
(Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and the Pacific and Honolulu, HI, USA: East-West Center, 2006)
The Community base natural resource management (CBNRM) intends to increase power and participation while improving the lives of the rural poor, as well as to improve sustainable resources management. East-West Center and ...
How can the poor benefit from the growing markets for high value agricultural products?
This paper identifies critical areas for trade and capital market that can facilitate integration of small-scale farmers in markets for high-value agriculture (HVA) such as non-timber forest products (NTFPs). There has ...
Assembling Flowers and Cultivating Homes: Labor and Gender in Colombia
(Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2006)
In contrast to the mainstream perspective among feminists that global industries exploit women in developing countries to glean a competitive advantage, Friedemann-Sanchez offers an alternative picture of the global assembly ...
Gender and remobilization of settled pastoral nomads: Lessons from a rangeland conservation project in Eastern Morocco
(John Libbey Eurotext, 2006)
For this article, Susanne Steinmann researches the environmental impact created by the shift of shepherding responsibilities from men to women in Eastern Morocco brought about by conservation policies established to prevent ...
Revealing gendered landscapes: Female knowledge and agroforestry of African shea
(Canadian Association of African Studies, 2006)
This article discusses how local gendered knowledge and practices in the shea agroforestry production in West Africa shape landscapes over time and space. Using political ecology, the article also discusses how shea nut ...
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 ...
Multiple role performance of upland women farmers: Socioeconomic characteristics and perceived consequences
High value agricultural products in Asia and the Pacific for small-holder farmers: Trends, opportunities and research priorities
(Taiwan: AVRDC- The World Vegetable Center, 2006)
High value agricultural products (HVAP) markets are growing rapidly. This rapid growth brings both opportunities and risks particular to the small-scale farmers and the poor. In Asia and the Pacific there has been an ...