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Women, Land and Agriculture

By Caroline Sweetman
ISBN: 9780855984212
Contributors assert that women's contribution to global agricultural production for food and for profit continues to be largely unacknowledged and undervalued and that their ability to farm is constrained by lack of control over land, agricultural inputs, credit and other essential resources.

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  • Synopsis
    A collection of essays considering women's access to land and their role in food production in developing countries. Contributors assert that women's contribution to global agricultural production for food and for profit continues to be largely unacknowledged and undervalued and that their ability to farm is constrained by lack of control over land, agricultural inputs, credit and other essential resources.
  • Table of Contents
    Editorial
    Caroline Sweetman


    Liberalisation, gender, and the land question in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Kaori Izumi


    Does land ownership make a difference? Women's roles in agriculture in Kerala,India
    Shoba Arun


    Rural development in Brazil: Are we practising feminism or gender?
    Cecilia Sardenberg, Ana Alice Costa, and Elizete Passos


    Women farmers and economic change in northern Ghana
    Rachel Naylor


    'Lazy men', time-use, and rural development in Zambia
    Ann Whitehead


    Intergrating gender needs into drinking water projects in Nepal
    Shibesh Chandra Regmi and Ben Fawcett


    Structural adjustment, women, and agriculture in Cameroon
    Charles Fonchingong


    Interview with Penny Fowler and Koos Neefjes of Oxfam GB:Are genetically modified foods a new development?


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  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author Caroline Sweetman
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 80
    Format Paperback / softback