This book examines gender relations to land relations that are crucial to formulating policies through which African women's food producing capabilities can be advanced. It addresses the need to document historical changes in land tenure practices that have influenced women's household production.
1. Land and Women's Agricultural Production: The Context 2. Land Tenure, Agriculture, and Gender in Guinea-Bissau 3. Struggles Over Land and Crops in an Irrigated Rice Scheme: The Gambia, 4. Returns to Women's Labour in Cash Crop Production: Tobacco in lgboho, Oyo State, Nigeria 5. Land and the Household Economy: Women Farmers of the Grassfields Today 6. Land, Gender, and Food Security in Eastern Kivu, Zaire 7. Losing Ground-Women and Agriculture on Sudan's Irrigated Schemes: Lessons from a Blue 8. Who Owns What? Land Registration and Tensions in Gender Relations of Production in Kenya 9. ··A Woman Is Like a Field": Women's Strategies for Land Access in Swaziland 10. Land Tenure, Gender Relations, and Agricultural Production: The Case of Zimbabwe's Peasantry 11. Land Redistribution in Mozambique and Its Effects on Women's Collective Production: Case Studies from Sofala Province 12. Where Can We Go from Here? Recommendations for Action