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The interaction of physical, biological, and socio-economic factors in determining human roles in a dynamic agricultural production system - The Hawazma Ttanshumants of Western Sudan
This report describes the three main agricultural production systems in the Sudan, which are sedentary farmers, transhumant pastoralists and true nomads. Also discussed are production roles, migration cycles, decision-making ...
Measuring drought and drought impacts in Red Sea Province, Sudan
(OXFAM: Oxford, England, 1989)
The report assesses the 1987 and 1988 drought in Red Sea Province, Sudan putting it in the wider context of other droughts and floods, and the impact of food aid on the province. There are three major coping strategies ...
Production and consumption by gender and role among transhumants in Western Sudan: The Baggara (Hawazma) of Kordofan
(Pullman, WA: Washington State University, 1985)
This report covers specific research areas, such as the roles of men and women in management and agricultural production; the social constraints in the definition of gender roles; women's resources and sources of income ...
Work and modesty: The dilemma of women market traders in South India
(College Park, MD: Feminist Studies, 1986)
This article reflects on the dilemma faced by women in Madras India regarding work and modesty. Women are the majority of petty traders in the informal sector, which offers a short-term solution to those with no or low ...
The impact of new crop technology on the agricultural division of labor in a West African setting
(The University of Chicago Press, 1989)
This article examines the implications of technological change in rice production on the organization of labor and distribution of resources within households in The Gambia. The findings suggest that improved technologies ...
Production and consumption linkages in a sustainable farming systems project
(Culture & Agriculture Section of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), 1989)
The Bicol Rainfed Agricultural Development Project in the Philippines was a joint project of the Philippine Department of Agriculture and the US Agency for International Development. Beginning in 1983, its primary purpose ...