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Gender in agriculture and technology

Gender in agriculture and technology

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Published by Women and Gender Studies in Kampala, Uganda .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditor, Nite Tanzarn.
SeriesGendered worlds series
ContributionsTanzarn, Nite., Makerere University. Dept. of Women & Gender Studies.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 235 p. :
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17055553M
ISBN 109970832059
LC Control Number2008346715

  The existing empirical studies of the ‘gender in agriculture’ literature consistently reveal that women lack access to and control over resources such as land and capital as well as agricultural inputs and technology such as improved crop varieties, training, information and marketing services (Fletschner and Kenney, ).Evidence also suggests that women have an unmanageable workload. Gender and Institutional Dimensions of Agricultural Technology Adoption: A Review of Literature and Synthesis of 35 Case Studies. Catherine Ragasa; International Association of Agricultural Economists; IAAE provides a summary of 35 studies on gender differences in agricultural technology .

Q1 in Gender Studies for two consecutive years (Scimago Journal & Country Rank) CiteScore: (Ranking 35/ in Gender Studies) Latest articles See all volumes and issues. Gender, Technology and Development 20(2) control of assets, equitable decisionmaking between women and men, and strengthened capacity. Keywords Women, gender, agriculture, climate change, technology, assets, equality Agriculture is the largest employment sector for 60 percent of women in.

It also provides guidelines for locating information on gender-related agricultural issues and incorporating it into development planning, research, and training. The literature reviewed not only calls attention to the work women do in order to improve their access to technology and training but also challenges existing development paradigms. Technology is, therefore, the basis for Sustainable Agriculture Food is subject to the economic principles of scarcity. Unlike the artificial value of scarce items such as gold, an adequate supply of food is paramount to population survival and skill diversification, making agriculture a first level priority.


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