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Understanding gender and power relations in home garden activities

How does home gardening fit into women's and men’s livelihood aspirations? Can home gardens address the nutritional deficiencies of household members in ways that empower women? Do men and women differ in their perceptions of the nutritional status of children? This study, undertaken as part of a collaboration between the World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg) and Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), aims to answer these questions and inform home garden scaling-up strategies, implementation processes, monitoring and evaluation.

2017-04-25T05:46:13+00:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: East and Southeast Asia, Recent Research|Tags: |

Gender inequality in smallholder onion (Allium cepa l.) production in the far north region of Cameroon

Onion is perceived to be a “man’s crop” in the study region with only 22 percent of onion producers being women. Women mentioned difficulties in acquiring land and storage facilities as the main constraints to successful onion production.

2017-05-02T03:26:45+00:00December 5th, 2016|Categories: Recent Research, West and Central Africa - Coastal and Humid Regions|Tags: , , |