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    • Gender analysis of agricultural labor in the mid-hills of Nepal and the implications for the adoption of conservation agriculture. 

      Halbrendt, Jacqueline (Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2013)
      Because women share much of the burden of agricultural production, it is critical to examine the impact that agricultural innovations will have on the distribution of labor between genders. Conservation agriculture has ...
    • Gender analysis of forest product markets in Cameroon 

      Pérez, M. R.; Ndoye, O.; Eyebe, A.; Ngono, D.L. (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2002)
      Since the 1970s research has been showing women as a valuable African economic source. This article describes a gender analysis highlighting different market dynamics between men and women in forest products markets in the ...
    • Gender and agricultural livelihoods: Strengthening governance 

      Food and Agriculture Organization; The World Bank; IFAD (Washington, D.C.: The World Bank Group, 2008)
      This is a module in the "Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook" published by the World Bank, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, and International Fund for Agricultural Development. This module examines the necessity for good ...
    • Gender and agricultural markets 

      Food and Agriculture Organization; The World Bank; IFAD (Washington, DC: The World Bank Group, 2008)
      This is a module in the "Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook" published by the World Bank, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, and International Fund for Agricultural Development. This module examines the traditional division ...
    • Gender and agriculture in the information society 

      Odame, H.; Hafkin, N.; Wesseler, G.; Boto, I. (the Hague, the Netherlands: ISNAR, 2002)
      The article's objective is to attract the attention of policymakers, donors, researchers, nongovernmental organizations, and farmers' organizations to the need for dialogue and action on issues of Information Communications ...
    • Gender and agrobiodiversity: Introduction to special issue 

      Momsen, J.H. (Blackwell Publishing, 2007)
      The author argues that one needs to understand the connections between gender and local knowledge systems in order to the protect agrobiodiversity, which is a fundamental step to achieve food security and environmental ...
    • Gender and biodiversity: A new approach to linking environment and development 

      Momsen, J.H. (Blackwell Publishing, 2007)
      This article argues that gender roles, gendered knowledge, and gendered spaces have to be considered in the discussion to understand decision making for biodiversity at the grassroots. Women's roles in seed selection, ...
    • Gender and community conservation 

      USAID. Office of Women in Development (2001)
      The conservation of biodiversity relies on the involvement of the full community -- both women and men -- whose interests and perspectives regarding natural resources may differ. Often, an ostensibly gender-neutral initiative ...
    • Gender and conservation agriculture: Constraints and opportunities in the Philippines 

      Harman Parks, M.; Christie, Maria Elisa; Bagares, I. (2014)
      This research addresses the gender-based constraints and opportunities in the Philippines for conservation agriculture productions systems (CAPS) with smallholder farmers. Men and women have different access to assets ...
    • Gender and Development 

      Sen, S. (ed.) (India: The Icfai University Press, 2006)
      Analyzing the role of gender in socio-economic development is becoming vital in the era of globalization. Gender and Development highlights the numerous dimensions of gender inequality in economic development, an essential ...
    • Gender and Development: Gender issues in integrated rural development 

      Asian Development Bank (Manila, Philippines: Asian Development Bank, 2008-03-04)
      This is a checklist for the gender issues in integrated rural development. It starts with a list of questions to identify the key issues. The questions reflect the need to have gender-disaggregated data, and to question ...
    • Gender and development: Special issue on climate change 

      Unknown author (Oxford, UK: Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2002)
      This special issue includes 12 articles dedicated to exploring some of the complex political and socio-economic issues related to climate change. The articles stress that climate change issues are highly politicized, ...
    • Gender and Environment 

      Momsen, J. (Routledge, 2010)
      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 and Environment: A Feminist Political Ecology Perspective 

      Rocheleau, D.; Thomas-Slayter, B.; Wangari, E. (New York, NY: Routledge, 1996)
      Feminist political ecology is a feminist approach to political ecology, where gender becomes a main category analysis in relation to understanding how decision-making practices and socio-political forces influence environmental ...
    • Gender and food security 

      Food and Agriculture Organization; The World Bank; IFAD (Washington, D.C: The World Bank Group, 2008)
      This is a module in the "Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook" published by the World Bank, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, and International Fund for Agricultural Development. This module examines the critical role that ...
    • Gender and forest conservation: Cases from East Africa and Latin America 

      Mwangi, E.; Meinzen-Dick, Ruth S.; Sun, Y.; Banana, A.Y.; Leon, R.; Merino, L.; Ongugo, Paul O. (2008)
      This presentation discusses a cross country study on gender in community forest management. Analyzing gender participation in Kenya, Uganda, Mexico and Bolivia, the research demonstrates that participation in community ...
    • Gender and forestry 

      Food and Agriculture Organization; The World Bank; IFAD (Washington, DC: The World Bank Group, 2008)
      This is a module in the "Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook" published by the World Bank, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, and International Fund for Agricultural Development. This module examines how people in developing ...
    • Gender and growth in sub-Saharan Africa: Issues and evidence 

      Blackden, M.; Canagarajah, S.; Klasen, S.; Lawson, D. (Helsinki, Finland: UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), 2006)
      The article argues that gender inequality prevents sub-Saharan Africa from realizing its full economic potential. Women are not able to build the region's economy because of high fertility rates and gender gaps in employment, ...
    • Gender and history in Southern Africa: A Lesotho "Metanarrative" 

      Epprecht, M. (Canadian Association of African Studies, 1996)
      Women played critical roles in the development of Lesotho from the mid-nineteenth-century through independence in 1966. The absence of males in Basotho society due to migratory labor contributed to this phenomenon. However, ...
    • Gender and household-level responses to soil degradation in Honduras 

      Paolisso, M.; Gammage, S.; Casey, L. (The Society for Applied Anthropology, 1999)
      In Honduras, population growth, declining natural resources, and poor economic conditions, recently aggravated by the recent Hurricane Mitch, synthesize to produce significant social and economic pressures on gendered ...