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i teach. i write. i dream. i am a wife.

The hand that rocks the thresher

On the sidelines “Women from poor farming and landless households contribute 20–75% of the labor required for rice production in Asia,” explained Thelma Paris, senior IRRI scientist on gender analysis. “Unfortunately, gender inequalities in relation to access to resources and … Continue reading

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Assessing Needs, Constraints and Livelihood Opportunities in Coastal Saline Environments: a Case in Orissa, India

by Paris T.1, Saha S.2, Singh D.P.2, Mahata K.R.2, Delos Reyes-Cueno A.1, Zolvinski S.1, and Ismail A.M1 in CAB International 2010. Tropical Deltas and Coastal Zones: Food Production, 320 Communities and Environment at the Land–Water Interface (eds C.T. Hoanh et … Continue reading

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Farmer’s participation in rice variety selection

Truong Thi Ngoc Chi1, Phan Van Liem1 and Thelma Paris2 1Cuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute, Can Tho, Vietnam 2International Rice Research Institute, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines published at: OMONRICE JOURNAL VOL. 15 (2007) ABSTRACT Direct interview of 64 outstanding … Continue reading

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IFPRI Gender Blog

CG center IFPRI (International Food Policy Research Institute) is facilitating a Gender and Food Policy blog (  The blog aims to consolidate and serve as an information portal and share topics of gender and food policy (including issues such as … Continue reading

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Priorities for socio-economic research in farming systems in South-East Asia

Paris T. R. and C.C. Sevilla. 1995. Priorities for socio-economic research in farming systems in South-East Asia . Global Agenda for Livestock Research held in IRRI, Los Baños, The Philippines on 10-13 May 1995. Experiments conducted on-station and on-farm for the … Continue reading

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