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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, ...
"Die man is die hoof en vat voor": Women's attitudes to land and farming in the communal areas of Namaqualand
(Academic Press, 2007)
This article examines female attitudes towards and experiences with agricultural production and land rights in Namaqualand, South Africa. Namaqualand was chosen as the study site because it is home to six different "coloured" ...
Identification of factors hampering women empowerment in agriculture decision making and extension work in District Okara, Punjab, Pakistan
(Department of Livestock Management, 2009)
In this article the authors endeavor to highlight the constraints facing rural women in the Okara District of Punjab, Pakistan in making decisions pertaining to agriculture and to suggest how to empower rural women to ...
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 ...
Promising approaches to address the needs of poor female farmers
(Washington, D.C: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), 2008)
Because of imbalanced distribution of resources between men and women, women experience difficulties in access to and control of the elements of productions, natural resources, new varieties and technologies; agricultural ...
Gender and Environment
The author argues that Ecofeminism has a variety of positions including cultural, liberal, social and socialist stances. There have been a variety of critiques of the essentialist nature of ecofeminism. From these critiques, ...
Gender differentials in farm productivity: Implications for household efficiency and agricultural policy
(Elsevier Science Ltd, 1995)
This article illustrates how current allocating features within some African household farms could be negatively affecting their resource output. One of their main objectives is to conclude whether gendered authority and ...