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Written in English


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  • Agriculture - General,
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Number of Pages280
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Open LibraryOL12977358M
ISBN 103825863689
ISBN 109783825863685

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Moses Mosonsieyiri Kansanga, Roger Antabe, Yujiro Sano, Sarah Mason-Renton, Isaac Luginaah A feminist political ecology of agricultural mechanization and evolving gendered on-farm labor dynamics in northern Ghana, Gender, Technology and Developm no.3 3 (Nov ): –Cited by: This paper aims to fill this gap by analyzing how ownership of land is associated with agency and achievements in agriculture among female and male farmers in northern Ghana, a region transitioning from customary land tenure without individual ownership rights towards a more individualized and market-based tenure system.   The main route for conferring customary ownership is land clearing. This is a male task in all farming communities in Ghana (Duncan The observation about the beneficial outcome of . of Ghana in this report represent those in use at the time of research. In some cases, those names may have since changed. This also applies to the names of donors, some of which have also changed. Project This paper was written in under the Gender Innovation Fund of the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE). Collaborators.

This landscape study provides an overview of Ghana’s agriculture and the status of country’s extension system. It also provides information on the prevalence of poverty, nutrition and gender related issues in the country with special focus on rural areas. It summarizes Ghana’s current agricultural and .   This book presents research from across the globe on how gender relationships in agriculture are changing. In many regions of the world, agricultural transformations are occurring through increased commodification, new value-chains, technological innovations introduced by CGIAR and other development interventions, declining viability of small-holder agriculture livelihoods, male .   Abstract: The Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook provides an up-to-date understanding of gender issues and a rich compilation of compelling evidence of good practices and lessons learned to guide practitioners in integrating gender dimensions into agricultural projects and is serves as a tool for: guidance; showcasing key principles in integrating gender into projects; stimulating.   Likelihood ratio tests can be used to disaggregate the effects of the gender of the farmer from the gender of the household head. First, we test the hypothesis that there is no effect of gender on adoption by constraining the coefficients on female farmers in both male- and female-headed households to be 0 (β F/MHH =β F/FHH =0).This hypothesis is rejected in the case of MV adoption.

  Innovation is essential for agricultural and economic development, especially in today's rapidly changing global environment. While farmers have been recognized as innovation generators, many innovation studies continue to consider them as recipients or adopters of externally promoted innovations only. Working Paper Women empowerment, agriculture commercialisation and gender relations: A value chain analysis, Mvurwi, Zimbabwe Country: Zimbabwe Impact of COVID on Food Systems and Rural Livelihoods in Nigeria – Round 1 Report. Sexual and Gender Minorities in Agricultural Research: The Hidden Mirror by Bosibori Bett, Jane Alver, Geoffrey O'Keefe Abstract: This paper highlights the invisibility of Sexual and Gender Minorities (SGM) within agricultural research. Through a review of the literature, the authors posit that the majority of gender in agriculture research. This thesis is a product of a case study on how innovation transfer affects women‘s participation in cowpea production in two communities in northern Ghana. The study addresses issues relating to how gender relations modify technological development, impact upon innovation transfer, dissemination and adoption among local farmers and how they.