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Tools of Gender Analysis: A Guide to Field Methods for Bringing Gender into Sustainable Resource Management
(Worchester, Mass.: Clark University, 1993)
This guide was developed for the ECOGEN Research project, International Development Program, Clark University.
Access and control of resources: Lessons from the SANREM CRSP
(Gainesville, Fla.: Humanities and Agriculture Program, Center for Applied Philosophy and Ethics in the Professions, University of Florida, 2001)
Developing sustainability in an agricultural ecosystem requires that attention be given to inequities within communities. The experiences of SANREM CRSP revealed that gender inequality was a significant factor in the access ...
Gender, class and water: Women and the politics of water service in Monterray, Mexico
(Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc., 1995)
This article analyzes the role played by gender and class in the history of water supplies in Monterrey, Mexico. The author starts with a brief historical overview, highlighting the impact of water services on poor urban ...
A Place to Live: Women's Inheritance Rights in Africa
(the Netherlands: The Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE), 2005)
The COHRE has been working along with communities, governments and non-government organizations for over 10 years. This link takes you to a summary of the book on ten African countries. The objective of this summary is to ...
Rural women's access to land and property in selected countries
(Rome, Italy: FAO, IFAD, and ILC, 2004)
This is a collaborative study carried through by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the International Land Coalition (ILC). The ...
A gender perspective on land rights
(Rome, Italy: FAO, 2008-02-14)
This is a short informative summary of the main issues linking women, food security, and equal access. It ends with suggestions to achieve gender equality in the future. These suggestions are based on lessons learned from ...
2020 Focus 6: Empowering women to achieve food security
(Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), 2001)
This overview summarizes the key strategies the authors use to empower women and to achieve food security. This is done through strengthening the asset base: 1- Natural and physical capital, women are often responsible for ...
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 ...
Sustainable rural livelihoods: Practical concepts for the 21st century
(University of Sussex, UK: Institute of Development Studies, 1991)
This paper discusses concepts of sustainable livelihoods from the poor rural household level. It focuses on a) enhancing capability - education, health, support for farmers, transport, information, communication and credit, ...
The hidden side of group behaviour: A gender analysis of community forestry in South Asia
(Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2002)
Communities managing common pool resources, such as forests, constitute a significant example of group functioning. In recent years community forestry groups have mushroomed in South Asia. But how participative, equitable ...