Monthly Archives: May 2010

Using Participatory Tools in Setting Gender-Sensitive Criteria for Acceptable Rice Varieties in Eastern India

by Thelma R. Paris, Abha Singh, H.N. Singh, Joyce Luis and M. Hossain Participatory Research and Development for Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management A SOURCEBOOK VOLUME 3: Doing Participatory Research and Development Sustaining household food (rice security) is the main goal … Continue reading

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Impact of male out-migration on rice household economy and gender roles: a case in eastern Uttar Pradesh, India

by Paris T., Singh A. and J.Luis, Published in Economic and Political Weekly, Vol XL, No.25, June 18-24,2005, New Delhi, India. Description This is an article based on a case study of labour outmigration of rice farming households in the … Continue reading

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IRRI’s approach to participatory research for development: advances and limitations

by Thelma R. Paris and M. Zainul Abedin in Rice is Life: scientific perspectives for the 21st century Participatory research has diverse approaches, perspectives, practices, and methods. At IRRI, participatory research differs according to various interpretations of the mode of research partnership or “participation” … Continue reading

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Assessing the impact of participatory research in rice breeding on women farmers: a case study in eastern Uttar Pradesh, India

This paper assesses farmer adoption of rice varieties and new genotypes introduced through participatory varietal selection (PVS) in villages which represent submergence- and drought/submergence-prone villages in eastern Uttar Pradesh, India. It focuses on the involvement of women farmers in participatory … Continue reading

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The impact of row seeder technology on women labor: a case study in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

by Paris T and Truong Thi Ngoc Chi (2005). Gender and Technology Development Vol 9.No.2, Sage Publications, New Delhi, India The promotion of plastic row/drum seeder technology is on the increase in Vietnam, particularly in the southern part of the country, … Continue reading

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