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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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Mainstreaming social and gender concerns in participatory rice varietal improvement for rainfed environments in Eastern India

Paris T, Singh A, Singh VN, Ram PC, a paper presented at the International Symposium on Participatory Breeding and Knowledge Management for Strengthening Rural Livelihoods. 17-19 July 2006. Held at Sambivan Auditorium, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation. Taramani Institutional Area, Third … Continue reading

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Gender Analysis in Crop-Animal Research

T.R. Paris For the past years, increased attention has been given to the important roles of rural women in Asian agriculture. Except in landpreparation and application of chemicals, they are predominantly involved either as unpaid labor or wage laborers in … Continue reading

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Gender analysis in crop-animal research

by Paris, T. (1995) in Devendra, C.Sevilla, C. (eds.). Crop-animal interaction: proceedings, – Los Banos, Laguna (Philippines). For the past years, increased attention has been given to the important roles of rural women in Asian agriculture. Except in land preparation and … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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