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Women, agriculture, and rural development in Latin America

by Jacqueline Anne Ashby

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Published by International Fertilizer Development Center, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical in Muscle Shoals, Ala., USA, Cali, Colombia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Women in agriculture -- Latin America -- Bibliography.,
    • Women in rural development -- Latin America -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Jacqueline A. Ashby, Stella Gómez.
      ContributionsGómez, Stella., International Fertilizer Development Center., Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ7963.E7 A83 1985, HD6073.A292L29 A83 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 171 p. ;
      Number of Pages171
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2434385M
      ISBN 10848920649X
      LC Control Number87125068

      Women are important actors in agriculture and rural development, accounting for 43 per cent of the total workforce in rural areas of developing countries (FAO ) and approximately 30 per cent of the total rural workforce in Brazil (IBGE ). In the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Region, women represent the majority of the rural poor, and increasing the economic productivity of the rural poor is largely about enabling women to realize their socioeconomic potential more fully and improve both their own and their families’ quality of life.

      Rural women in Latin America In all countries in the region, there has been a continuous net migration from rural to urban areas, including among young people, especially young women. AGRICULTURE IN AFRICA 3 nership for African Development. Agriculture forms a significant portion of the economies of all favourable to women than in Asia and Latin America.

      Agriculture Women play vital role in agrifood systems across Latin America and the Caribbean. In most rural households, women play a definitive role in agriculture and other allied activities. Thus, including women under the social protection network is more likely to ensure its success worldwide.   Women’s Land: Reflections on Rural Women’s Access to Land in Latin America Strengthening women’s access to land and control over its use is not just a matter of agricultural development and food security, but a question of human rights and justice for women.


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Women, agriculture, and rural development in Latin America by Jacqueline Anne Ashby Download PDF EPUB FB2

Agriculture Women in agriculture: Closing the gender gap for development. The forthcoming report aims to increase understanding of the diversity of women’s roles in agriculture, the constraints women face as farmers and rural labourers, the costs of these constraints in terms of agricultural productivity and broaderFile Size: KB.

Women, agriculture, and rural development in Latin America. Cali, Colombia: Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical ; Muscle And rural development in Latin America book, Ala.: International Fertilizer Development Center, (OCoLC) Get this from a library.

Women, agriculture, and rural development in Latin America. [Jacqueline Anne Ashby; Stella Gómez; International Fertilizer Development Center.; Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical.] -- Met uitgebreide geannoteerde bibliografie.

South America. NAL Call No.:HQL3R8 Agricultural development, the economic crisis, and rural women in the Dominican Republic. Mones, B.; Grant, L. Rural women agriculture state policy: feminist perspectives on Latin American agricultural development.

p () Presented at the Symposium on "Agricultural Development Policy and Rural Women in Latin America: An evaluation of the Decade. Book; Conference proceedings: Women, agriculture, and rural development in Latin America. pp pp. ref Conference Title: Women, agriculture, and rural development in Latin America.

Abstract: A background paper is presented on women women Subject Category: People Groups. evolution of farming systems to population pressures, technological change in agriculture, and the participation of women in the labor force. Boserup () distinguished three types of agricultural systems: female, male, and mixed.

Female farming systems in some countries in Africa and Latin America and in certain areas of IndiaFile Size: 1MB. On average, women comprise 43% of the agricultural labour force in developing countries, ranging from 20% in Latin America to 50% in Eastern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

If they had the same access to productive resources as men, they could increase yields on their farms by 20–30%. The State of Food and Agriculture: Women in Agriculture. FAO. Tiers Monde. Apr-Jul;26() [Peasant women and agrarian life in Latin America].

[Article in French] Arizpe L. PIP: The great agrarian transformation in favor of capitalist agriculture that has occurred over the past few decades in the dependent countries of Latin America has modified the traditional production of foodstuffs, the mode of work, and the social reproduction of Author: Lourdes Arizpe.

This book, edited in Spanish, Portuguese and English by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), compiles written pieces by authors who, from very diverse perspectives, examine the status of rural women and their real contribution to agriculture and development in rural areas.

In Latin America and the Caribbean, women are gaining growing prominence in the socioeconomic and cultural maintenance of their communities, according to a new FAO publication. The ATLAS of Rural Women of Latin America and the Caribbean presents an in-depth exploration of the state of affairs of rural women, their food and nutritional security, economic development, and challenges and.

Women head 30% of the households in developing countries, 80% of food production in sub-Saharan Africa is done by women, 60% in Asia and 50% in Latin America. Even though women are largely responsible for the actual agricultural work performed, men, generally own the land, therefore controlling women's labor upon the land.

Ecological Economics, 7 () 93 Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam Sustainable rural development in Latin America: building from the bottom-up Miguel A.

Altieri a,b and Omar Masera Division of Biological Control, University of California at Berkeley, Albany, CA, USA b Latin American Consortium on Agroecology and Development (CLADES), Santiago, Chile ` Energy and Resources Cited by: Supporting women through agriculture projects in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (English) Abstract.

In the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Region, agriculture projects cover a variety of activities such as agricultural production, off-farm employment, access and management of water resources (irrigation), land titling and land management, as well Author: Victoria Stanley, Eli Weiss, Marialena Vyzaki.

Book Description. 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.

Rural Women and State Policy: Feminist Perspectives on Latin American Agricultural Development Series in political economy and economic development in Latin America: Editors: Carmen Diana Deere, Magdalena León: Publisher: Westview Press, ISBN:Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

The main trends associated with the economic crisis, neoliberal restructuring, and the growth of rural poverty rates in Latin America include a continued diversification of rural household income-generating strategies, an increase in the number of household members seeking off-farm employment, and the increased participation of rural women as both own-account and wage workers in the.

The data may underestimate women's involvement in agriculture. The FAO numbers on women's participation in the agricultural labor force may miss women's work.

Social norms often result in women saying that they work in the home, even when they are heavily involved in Cited by: by ‘‘Women/Gender and Development’’ schol-ars and practitioners to make rural women visible, few Latin American agricultural cen-suses publish data on the sex of their country!s farmers.

Moreover, many still do not include the variable ‘‘sex’’ in the census questionnaire. Further, none of Cited by: This publication is part of the Latin America after the commodity boom series. Authors: Andy Duff and Andres Padilla The Latin American region is an important net exporter of food and agricultural commodities, accounting for 16% of total global food and agriculture exports and 4% of total food and agriculture imports.

Arizpe, L.; Botey, C. Rural women and state policy: feminist perspectives on Latin American agricultural development/edited by Carmen Diana Deere and Magdalena Leon. (Westview Press). p () Presented at the Symposium on "Agricultural Development Policy and Rural Women in Latin America: An evaluation of the Decade," Julyheld in.

7 Agriculture and rural development. Handbook of Rural Development population change population growth potential poverty Press programs rates resource dependence role rural areas rural communities rural development rural Latin America rural policy rural regions rural residents Rural Sociology sector self-employment social Sociology Reviews: 1.

“This is a reality for rural women in Latin America, in the face of which governments should act with greater emphasis in order to move towards sustainable development, which is a commitment undertaken by the countries of the region,” United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) representative in Peru, María Elena Rojas, told IPS.Sustainable Development in South America: A Case Study of the Agricultural Sector of Peru Article (PDF Available) May with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Mariaelena Huambachano.