Book 2014

Gender in Agriculture

Closing the Knowledge Gap

ISBN: 978-94-017-8615-7 (Print) 978-94-017-8616-4 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Closing the Knowledge Gap on Gender in Agriculture

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-27

      Closing the Knowledge Gap on Gender in Agriculture

  3. Data and Methods for Gender Analysis in Agriculture

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 29-29

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      Pages 31-53

      Understanding Gender and Culture in Agriculture: The Role of Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches

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      Pages 55-68

      Data Needs for Gender Analysis in Agriculture

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      Pages 69-88

      If Women Hold Up Half the Sky, How Much of the World’s Food Do They Produce?

  4. Gender, Assets, and Inputs: Issues at the Farm and Household Levels

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 89-89

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      Pages 91-115

      The Gender Asset Gap and Its Implications for Agricultural and Rural Development

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      Pages 117-144

      Gender Equity and Land: Toward Secure and Effective Access for Rural Women

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      Pages 145-186

      A Review of Empirical Evidence on Gender Differences in Nonland Agricultural Inputs, Technology, and Services in Developing Countries

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      Pages 187-208

      Rural Women’s Access to Financial Services: Credit, Savings, and Insurance

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      Pages 209-233

      Livestock and Women’s Livelihoods

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      Pages 235-266

      Gender and Social Capital for Agricultural Development

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      Pages 267-283

      Gender Implications of Poor Nutrition and Health in Agricultural Households

  5. Gender and Markets: Moving Beyond the Farm

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 285-285

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      Pages 287-313

      Promoting Gender-Equitable Agricultural Value Chains: Issues, Opportunities, and Next Steps

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      Pages 315-341

      Mainstreaming Gender Sensitivity in Cash Crop Market Supply Chains

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      Pages 343-370

      Gender Inequalities in Rural Labor Markets

  6. Toward a Gender-Sensitive Agricultural Research, Development, and Extension System

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 371-371

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      Pages 373-391

      A System That Delivers: Integrating Gender into Agricultural Research, Development, and Extension

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      Pages 393-409

      Enhancing Female Participation in Agricultural Research and Development: Rationale and Evidence

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      Pages 411-430

      Improving Gender Responsiveness of Agricultural Extension

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 431-444