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Environmental Action, Gender Equity and Women's Participation
(United Kingdom: Blackwell Publishing, 1997)
For poor households, and especially for the women who own little private land, forests and village commons have always been critical sources of basic necessities in rural India. However, the availability of these resources ...
A market and community development in West Africa
Traders, most of whom are women, spend long hours for a number of days a week in West African markets. These markets take on aspects of a community as market participants' concerns include social welfare issues-sanitation, ...
Incorporating local history into planning documents: A case study from Guinea, West Africa
(Elsevier Science Ltd, 1998)
International development planners need to incorporate rural people's extensive historical experience with colonial, state and international development projects into their project feasibility documents. A comparison of ...
Beyond gender roles? Conceptualizing the social and economic lives of rural peoples in sub-Saharan Africa
(Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers, 1997)
The repeated failure to design and appropriately target policies and interventions which address the needs of rural peoples in Africa suggests that something may be wrong with our understanding of the way that these peoples ...
Rapport d'étude sur la prévention et la gestion des conflits (théme 2)
(Centre d'études et de coopération internationales Direction régionale de Guinée-Conakry, 1996)
La présente étude s'inscrit dans un processus de réflexion et de concertation mené depuis un an par les artisans du programme (Promotion de la démocratie et des droits de la personne) le CECI, initiateur et maître d'oevre ...
The impact of agricultural and household technologies on women: A conceptual and quantitative analysis in Burkina Faso
(Amsterdam, New York: Elsevier, 1999)
Agricultural technologies (new cultivars, inorganic fertilizers, soil- and water-conservation techniques) in Sub-Saharan Africa have been primarily introduced to male farmers by male-dominated extension services on the ...
Gender and participation in environment and development projects in the Drylands
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 1995)
Western ignorance of the relevance of women in pastoral and agro-pastoral dryland management continues to contribute to the extraordinarily weak performance of rural development interventions among the poor majority in the ...
Technological change in agriculture and the welfare of women in Southern Mali
Some studies have reported that under current institutional arrangements in developing countries, the impact of technological change is highly inequitable. In particular, it is argued that labor-using technologies introduced ...
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.
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 ...