Category Archives: Philippines

Adding value in rice production: a study on utilization of rice biomass and by-products in rainfed lowlands in Central Luzon

Diaz, C.P.,Hossain, N.,Paris, T.R.,Luis, J.S (1994) Philippine Journal of Crop Science v. 19(3) p. 127-140. The objectives of the study are: a.) to determine the extent of the utilization of rice by-products and biomass and their importance as a source … Continue reading

Posted in Philippines, postharvest, socio-economic survey, women | Leave a comment

Knowledge, attitude and practice of seed management technologies in rice farming in Central Luzon

by Diaz, C. P., J. S. Luis, T. Paris and M. Hossain in Philippine Journal of Crop Science 1994. 19(2) 87-99. Abstract This paper examines the traditional practices of seed management, the impact of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) training on seed management practices and … Continue reading

Posted in Philippines, rice farming, socio-economic survey | Leave a comment

Process of technology development and transfer to women: a case study of the microrice mill in Guimba, Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Paris, T.R.,Diaz, C.P.,Hossain, M.,Vasallo, A.B. (International Rice Research Inst., Los Banos, Laguna (Philippines) A paper presented in the Conference International Workshop on Enhancing Incomes of Rural Women Through Suitably Engineered Systems, Los Banos, Laguna (Philippines), 10-13 May 1994. Studies show … Continue reading

Posted in Philippines, Rice research, technology, women | Leave a comment

Labor Substitution in Philippine Rice Farming Systems: An Analysis of Gender Work Roles

S. J. Tisch and T. R. Paris (1994) Rural Sociology Volume 59 Issue 3, Pages 497 – 514 The effect of rice technology adoption on gender work roles of husbands and wives is examined in two rice ecosystems in the Philippines. Technology use is likely to be less … Continue reading

Posted in gender roles, irrigated rice, labor, Philippines, rainfed environment, technology adoption | Leave a comment

Labour out migration on rice farming households and gender roles: synthesis of findings in Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam

by Thelma R. Paris, Joyce Luis and Donald Villanueva, Maria Fay Rola-Rubzen, Truong Thi Ngoc Chi, Chaicharn Wongsanum This paper was presented at the FAO-IFAD-ILO Workshop on Gaps, trends and current research in gender dimensions of agricultural and rural employment: … Continue reading

Posted in Migration, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam | Leave a comment