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Women, Land and Agriculture

Edited By: Caroline Sweetman

92 pages, Tabs


Paperback | Dec 1999 | #117340 | ISBN: 085598421X
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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.


Editorial; Liberalisation, gender, and the land question in Sub-Saharan Africa; Does land ownership make a difference? Women's roles in agriculture in Kerala,India; Rural development in Brazil:Are we practising feminism or gender?; Women farmers and economic change in northern Ghana; 'Lazy men', time-use, and rural development in Zambia; Intergrating gender needs into drinking water projects in Nepal; Structural adjustment, women, and agriculture in Cameroon; Interview with Penny Fowler and Koos Neefjes of Oxfam GB:Are genetically modified foods a new development; Resources; Books and Papers; Organisations; Web Resources; E-mail lists; Index to Volume

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