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Gender analysis of workload and decision making among farmers

Gender analysis of workload and decision making among farmers

an exercise in participatory rural appraisal


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Published by Mountain Women Development Centre, Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry in Nauni-Solan .
Written in English

  • India,
  • Himachal Pradesh.
    • Subjects:
    • Gender identity -- India -- Himachal Pradesh.,
    • Participatory rural appraisal -- India -- Himachal Pradesh.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAparna Negi, Usha Rana, Anju Sharma.
      ContributionsDr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry.
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 99/60126 (H)
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 leaves
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL156221M
      LC Control Number99931653

        The Challenging Life Of Female Farmers: Why A Gender Mainstreaming Is Necessary In Agriculture Ana Garcia Valdivia Contributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. What Is Decision Making? Decision making Making choices among alternative courses of action, including inaction. refers to making choices among alternative courses of action—which may also include inaction. While it can be argued that management is decision making, half of the decisions made by managers within organizations fail. Ireland, R. D., & Miller, C. C. ().

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- A study was carried out to examine the gender difference in decision making and workload analysis regarding agriculture operations in Chitwandistrict of Nepal.

Random sampling technique was used to select the household and interview with the structured questionnaire was carried out.

Gender of the household head (farm manager) is an internal factor that may hinder achievement of efficiency in agricultural production amongst the smallholder farmers due to decision making ability.

Gender is the cultural interpretation of sex which considers socially constructed roles, responsibilities. Usha Ahuja and Prem Narayan, Par ticipation of farm women in decision making a c ase study of Sonipat district of Haryana, India woman.

Also, model 2 is an improvement over model 1 since. The farm women face constraints like non-availability of inputs on time, low price of produce less involvement in decision making.

Farm women also reported heavy drudgery level in operations like. Brown, C.K. Gender Roles in Household Allocation of Resources and Decision Making in Ghana. Family and Development Programme (FADEP), Department of Geography and Resource Development, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

Budlender, D. The statistical evidence on care and non-care work across six Size: KB. Foster equitable participation in decision -making processes at all levels (e.g., community organizations, producer associations, local government) to understand the gender analysis, gender equality, and integrated programming.

Female farmers lack Women are not always Men and women do not Workload is too Male farmers have I don't. Gender analysis is one of the analytical processes that help visualise and identify differences and similarities between men and women farmers, thus providing the basis for effective and gender sensitive project intervention.

gender –related activities which are generally mother and child care, nutrition, water, girls’ education, women savings and credit facilities. The study analyzed that those few NGOs and government organizations that have attempted to tackle gender issues have encountered.

A gender-sensitive analysis was then undertaken between and with 17 women and 24 men to assess the perceptions and recognition of ‘who is a farmer’ and of ‘women's identity as farmers’. The analysis was designed as exploratory small-N impact assessment. Summary of key gender analysis steps 1.

Collect sex disaggregated household, workplace and community data/information relevant to the program/project for each area below. Assess how the gender division of labour and patterns of decision-making affects the program/project, and how the program/project affects the gender division of labour and.

Evidence also suggests that women have an unmanageable workload, they lack access to credit or have no decision making power over credit, and are poorly represented in agricultural and non-agricultural groups and organizations (Alkire et al.,Akter et al., b).

Factors that affect decision making: gender and age differences the Decision-Making Questionnaire, DMQ was administered to a sample of participants As with other psychological phenomena, sex and age are among the variables that affect decision making, or rather, that allow one to establish individual differences.

The document provides an example of what a gender analysis looks like and the questions it seeks to answer—as well as how to collect the data, analyze findings, and incorporate those findings into a program strategy.

Conducting a gender analysis is an important step. However, the decision-making at the household level continued to be male- dominated in all farming-related activities.

Table 1: Average number of hours spent on farm and domestic activities by male and female in a day in northern and southern Kaduna. Gender-Labour for Selected Cropping Systems.

over household decision-making, sharing of household labor, and ultimately household well-being. The actual benefits of gender equity1 in terms of farmer group performance and household well-being, however, is not well known. Are men and women participating equally in decision-making and leadership roles.

Do farmers’ groups with. Gender analysis An organized approach for considering gender issues in the entire process of program or organizational development. The purpose of gender analysis is to ensure that development project and programs fully incorporate the roles, needs, and participation of women and men.

Gender analysis requires separating data and. Gender roles in decision-making: In many parts of the world, women have less bargaining power within the household, community, and national levels.

This is often linked to the fact that women continue to be deprived of property rights while their male partners, as heads of households, are making major decisions regarding household resource use.

The Jhpiego Gender Analysis Toolkit focuses principally on Steps 4 and 5 below—the identification of critical information gaps and the development and implementation of a data collection plan. The Toolkit uses the GAF to organize questions for collecting information on gender relations and roles in the context of health programming.

When deciding what questions to ask in a gender analysis, bear the following in mind: • The purpose of the research • The level of gender awareness among the participants • The literacy level of the participants • Time and logistical limits.

The following three-step framework summarizes the most common form of Gender Analysis in. In high-gender gap communities such as Ganga, Bete and Thali, the situation was starkly different. “The difference between the low- and high-gender gap communities is that male outmigration in the high-gender gap community is very limited.

As a consequence, men are present in the community and are strongly identified as farmers,” it said. "Gender mainstreaming is the process of assessing the implications for women and men of any planned actions, including legislation, policies or programs, in all areas and at all levels.

It is a strategy for making women’s as well as men’s concerns and experiences an integral dimension of the design. A good gender analysis helps us to better understand: How the gender division of labour and patterns of decision-making effect programmes/projects, and vice versa how programmes/projects effect the gender division of labour and decision- making.

Gender differentials in activities surrounding access to control over resources such as income. Concepts and ideas — such as feminism, gender analysis, diversity, and gender mainstreaming — that have become buzz words in the development circle will be clarified and demystified.

This will foster effective communication among development agents and result in a consistent view of overall development goals and in complementary, rather.

If we’re going to end hunger in our lifetimes, we need to empower women. Across developing countries, they make up 43 percent of the agricultural labor force.

Many of them are smallholder farmers, and from paid employment to trade and marketing, women participate in all aspects of rural life.

They raise crops and animals, collect water and wood for fuel, and care for family. Gender is a social construct that refers to relations between and among the sexes, based on their relative roles.

It encompasses the economic, political, and socio-cultural attributes, constraints, and opportunities associated with being male or female. Adding Value for Women Making the Case for Gender Analysis of Agricultural Value Chains. The findings of a gender analysis provide the basis for developing gender-sensitive or responsive indicators, which can be used to follow reductions or increases in gender disparities in women and mens’ decision-making, resource control, and leadership, along with sex-disaggregated health indicators to monitor any difference in health outputs.

Gender analysis is a critical step in the gender mainstreaming of legislation, policies and programmes and, in turn, in achieving gender equality.

Gender analysis is necessary to determine the existing gender balance, and to assess the way in which a policy or programme will impact women and men. According to CIDA, gender analysis.

farmers’ yield, income and decision-making power. Multi-stage sampling technique was adopted for sample selection while semi-structured questionnaires were used for data collection. Data collected from contact women farmers were analyzed using Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) and tested at 5% level.

The first known research on the social loafing effect began in with Max Ringelmann's study. He found that, when he asked a group of men to pull on a rope, they did not pull as hard collectively as they did when each was pulling research did not distinguish whether this was the result of the individuals in a group putting in less effort or of poor coordination within the group.

Sadly, female farmers in the country are among the voiceless, especially with respect to influencing agricultural policies. Such policies, which are aimed at increasing food security and food production, tend to either under-estimate and totally ignore women’s role in both production and the general decision-making process within the household.

Multiple Choice Type Questions (MCQ) Sample survey & Questionnaire View Sample Customer Satisfaction Survey Questionnaire for MCQ. Multiple Choice Questions are often a mix of radio buttons, checkboxes, and drop-down responses. This allows respondents to. What questions do they ask when making gender analysis.

Note down key answers on the flipchart. Step 33 Follow up on the discussion with the Power pointsshowing some characteristics of gender analysis. PP Tools for Gender PP FACILITATOR'S NOTES Gender analysis presentsGender Analysis: a variety of approaches and methods used for.

Tools of Gender Analysis: A Guide to Field Methods for Bringing crops, and together they share management of their farm. Recently the family sold a small piece of land in gender division of labor and decision making in the household; gender basis of use, access, management, and control over family resources.

If the male respondent is. The book is intended to meet the needs of development practitioners, trainers, researchers, and students for an introduction to such gender frame- using gender-analysis frameworks can encourage a practice of development 'mainstreaming' means making gender concerns the responsibility of all in an organisation, and ensuring that they are.

Gender Analysis Gender analysis is a methodology that both: • describes existing gender relations in society, from households or irms to a larger scale of community, ethnic group, or nation, and • organizes and interprets information about gender relations in a systematic way to clarify the importance of gender.

This briefing explores women’s decision-making power. It investigates the reasons for women’s increased presence in public life; why some women have less political power than others; when and how women have power and influence in practice, and what they seek to achieve. In psychology, decision-making (also spelled decision making and decisionmaking) is regarded as the cognitive process resulting in the selection of a belief or a course of action among several possible alternative options, it could be either rational or irrational.

Decision-making process is a reasoning process based on assumptions of values, preferences and beliefs of the decision-maker. Why gender matters to agriculture #genderinag Published UTC Story by CGIAR GENDER Platform closing the gender gap in agriculture Agriculture is under-performing because of women’s unequal access to land, fertilizer, technology, extension and credit.

In contrast, our analysis found that the most inclusive decision-making and execution teams performed 60% better than average. Unfortunately, non-inclusive decision making is.

their male counterparts often maintain control of the decision making over the household and its economy. Thus, women, more than men, bear the burdens - physical, psychological, social, Gender Inequalities in the Workload of Women Farmers on Small Women Farmers’ work making gender.

Agricultural work and chronic musculoskeletal pain among Latino farm workers: the MICASA study. Am J Ind Med. ; – [PMC free article] Zhang X, Zhao W, Jing R, Wheeler K, Smith GA, Stallones L, Xiang H.

Work-related pesticide poisoning among farmers in two villages of Southern China: a cross-sectional survey.

BMC Public Health.prevention, livelihood decision-making tools); and (iii) training and involvement as community animal health workers and paraveterinarians. Key issues and questions for project design 7 Given that gender has a bearing on the goals, activities and impact of a project, gender considerations should be systematically included in logical frameworks and.Caren Grown.

Caren Grown joined the World Bank as senior director of the Gender Group in Septemberafter seven years as economist-in-residence and co-director of the Program on Gender Analysis in Economics at American University in Washington, DC.