Women’s Roles and Needs in Changing Rural Asia with Emphasis on Rice-Based Agriculture

by Thelma Paris

This paper describes the importance of agriculture, rice production and women’s roles in rice-based agriculture. It also discusses major threats to rice-based agriculture and consequences on poor rural women, among others, natural disasters and climate change, and increasing male out-migration. It also presents examples of technologies which can benefit women farmers. Finally, it presents examples of strategies in addressing the needs of women in research and technology development and extension.

Read paper here.


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