This book is the product of an international conference hosted by the Women in Agricultural Development (WIAD) Program at the University of Florida in 1986. The purpose of WIAD program is to promote an understanding of gender and its relevance for agricultural development processes.
Table of Contents
Part I: Theoretical and Methodological Implications of the Inclusion of Gender in Farming Systems Research and Extension (FSR/E) 1. Linking FSR/E and Gender: An Introduction 2. Integration of Intra-Household Dynamics into Farming Systems Research and Extension: A Survey of Existing Projects 3. Gender Relations and Technological Change: The Need for an Integrative Framework of Analysis 4. Problems of Understanding and Communication at the Interface of Knowledge Systems 5. From Recommendation Domains to Intra-Household Dynamics and Back: Attempts at Bridging the Gender Gap 6. Research, Recommendation and Diffusion Domains: Farming Systems Approach to Targeting Peter Wotowiec 7. Incorporating Women into Monitoring and Evaluation in Farming Systems Research and Extension 8. A Comparison of Rural Women's Time Use and Nutritional Consequences in Two villages in Malawi 9. Correcting the underestimated Frequency of the Head-of-Household Experience for Women Farmers 10. An Evaluation of Methodologies Used in Time Allocation Research 11. Gender, Resource Management and the Rural Landscape: Implications for Agroforestry and Farming Systems Research Part II: Latin America and the Caribbean 12. Farming Systems Research in the Eastern Caribbean: An Attempt at Analyzing Intra-Household Dynamics 13. Economic and Normative Restraints on Subsistence Farming in Honduras 14. Phases of Farming Systems Research: The Relevance of Gender in Ecuadorian Sites 15. Technological Domains of Women in Mixed Farming Systems of Andean Peasant Communities Part III: Asia And The Middle East 16. The Household Enterprise and Farming System Research: A Case Study from Taiwan 17. The Contribution of Women to Agriculture in Taiwan 18. Gender-Differentials in the Impact of Technological Change in Rice-Based Farming Systems in India 19. Wömen in a Crop-Livestock Farming Systems Project in Santa Barbara, Pangasinan, Philippines 20. Gender Related Aspects of Agricultural Labor in Northwestern Syria Part IV: Africa 21. The Wömen's Program of the Gambian Nixed Farming Project 22. Intra-Household Dynamics and State Policies as Constraints on Food Production: Results of a 1985 Agroeconomic Survey in Cameroon 23. Intra-Household Gender Issues in Farming Systems Tanzania, Zambia, and Malawi 24. Institutional and Policy Parameters Affecting Gender Issues in Farming Systems Research in Tanzania 25. The Impact of Modern Changes in the Chitemene Farming System in the Northern Province of Zambia 26. A Diagnostic Survey of Female-Headed Households in the Central Province of Zambia 27. The Gender Factor and Technology Options for Zambia's Subsistence Farming Systems 28. Using Male Research and Extension Personnel to Target Women Farmers 29. The Role of Women Farmers in Choosing Species for Agroforestry Farming Systems in Rural Areas of Ghana