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Proceedings of the Inaugural Planning Workshop on the User's Perspective with Agricultural Research and Development
(Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines: UPWARD, 1990)
This publication is the proceedings of the Inaugural Planning Workshop on the User's Perspective with Agricultural Research and Development, held in Baguio, Baguio City, Philippines, 3-5 April 1990.
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, ...
Gendered science: A critique of agricultural development
The paper questions the gender bias in paradigms and programs of agriculture research. The author argues that even though women's knowledge in farming practices is crucial to agricultural and social sustainability, their ...
Socio-economic and gender issues affecting the adoption of conservation tillage practices
(Africa: The Animal Traction Network for Eastern and Southern Africa (ATNESA), 1999)
This paper is about the importance of gender needs during the designing and implementing of policies and programs, and transferring agricultural technologies that affect the adoption of conservation of tillage practice. ...
Gender resources for urban agriculture research: Methodology, directory and annotated bibliography
(International Development Research Centre (IDRC), 1998)
This document, published by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), supports the Cities Feeding People (CFP) Program Initiative and serves as a resource for the integration of gender issues and analysis in ...
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 ...
Gendered elements of the alternative agriculture paradigm
The authors suggest that the alternative agriculture paradigm has been essential in the shift to sustainable agriculture, but that it leaves out critical elements in lacking a gendered perspective. Interviews with women ...
Improving Women Farmers' Access to Extension Services
(Rome, Italy: FAO, 1997)
In order to improve women's access to agriculture research and extension services we should first analyze women and men's participation in agriculture and their role in the household. Even though, in most developing ...
The role of gender in agricultural development
(Washington, DC: CGIAR, the World Bank, 1991)
This paper is based in the gender recommendations CGIAR made to IARCs. These recommendations are: to incorporate the gender variable in research methods and analysis; to include more women farmers in the IARC technology ...
Achieving sustainable agriculture through recognizing gender roles: Some salient points
(Sage publication, 1997)
This paper is about the relation of gender roles and the current situation of agricultural development. Different research evidences show that women are victims of poverty more than men. In the both developing and developed ...