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Cut-flower production in Colombia--A major development success story for women?
Development institutions like the World Bank describe the boom in the Colombian flower industry as a major development success. Where this industry has created some beneficial opportunities for women, who comprise the bulk ...
Designing agricultural technology for African women farmers: Lessons from 25 years of experience
The author notes the factors that should be taken into account when introducing technologies or development programs so that women benefit from their introduction rather than being disadvantaged. The author is trying to ...
Doing what comes naturally? Women and environment in development
(Pergamon Press Ltd., 1993)
The author argues that Ecofeminist and Women, Environment, Development arguments fall short in that they start with the assumption that women have a unique connection to the environment and thus they do not account for the ...
Of goats and groups: A study on social capital in development projects
(Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001)
Many development projects use group or community approaches to distribute resources such as natural, financial and appropriate technology. Even though farmers sometimes use social networks for accessing to these resources, ...
Addressing food security in Africa via multiple livelihood strategies of women farmers
(Elsevier Science, 2001)
Because food insecurity is primarily a problem of low household incomes and poverty, and not just inadequate food production, projects and programs for food-insecure African farmers which aim at increasing production of ...