publication . Other literature type . 2008

Gender and agricultural markets

Food and Agriculture Organization; The World Bank; IFAD;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Publisher: Washington, DC: The World Bank Group
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Metadata only record 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 of labor within agricultural markets, where women farmers are primarily responsible for subsistence and household crop production while male farmers dominate the commercial sector. Challenging these gendered roles by increasing women farmers' access to resources and market opportunities has strong positive effects on household food security, health, and education. Also, the formation of women's groups helps women become ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Women, Institutional capacity building, Markets, Gender, Economic impacts, Extension service, Collective action, Agriculture, Gendered networks, Value chains, Governance
Communities
Agricultural and Food Sciences
Rural Digital Europe
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