Women in agriculture

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What development can do

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Mayra Buvinic, Rekha Mehra

For over thirty years, ICRW has examined the role of women in increasing agricultural production and sustainably managing natural resources. These historic publications present ICRW’s groundbreaking research and analysis in examining the role of women as economic agents of change in agriculture systems.

Women in Agriculture: What Development Can Do summarizes findings on women’s roles in farming systems, describe the impact of agricultural technologies on women in agriculture, and present an agenda for improving their situation.

See other historical agriculture publications:
Bridging the Gender Gap in Agricultural Extension
Gender in Community Development and Resource Management
Women, Population and the Environment
Women, Land and Sustainable Development

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