publication . Other literature type . 2008

Gender in crop agriculture

Food and Agriculture Organization; The World Bank; IFAD;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C.: The World Bank Group
  • Country: United States
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 role of gender in crop agriculture as an essential component of development and poverty reduction. Gender is an integral aspect of crop agriculture because women's roles in crop production and household subsistence, as well as their knowledge of complex production systems are often unrecognized. Differences between women and men exist in terms of the types and management of crops, knowledge, and access to information and markets. These issue...
Medical Subject Headings: food and beveragesfungi
free text keywords: Women, Livelihoods, Food security, Soil, Markets, Gender, Sustainable agriculture, Subsistence production, Agriculture, Seeds, Crop protection
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