The gender gap in agricultural productivity in eastern and southern Africa: quantitative and qualitative determinants

By Shreya Sinha / January 16, 2021 /

HAROON AKRAM-LODHI (Trent University, Ontario) Rural economies are strongly and pervasively gendered. Women and men farmers do not always face the same production conditions, nor do they always make the same production choices. They consequently do not always have similar levels of agricultural productivity. This paper is a mixed-methods exploration of the causes of gender…

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The Agrarian Question of Gendered Labour

By Shreya Sinha / January 16, 2021 /

LYN OSSOME (Institute for Economic Justice, Johannesburg) The gendered nature of exploitation attached to social reproduction in the process of agrarian transitions continues to preoccupy feminist agrarian scholarship. In that tradition, this paper explores some conceptual dimensions of gendered labour by focusing on labour processes associated with rural and agrarian economies through a theoretical exploration…

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Agribusiness expansion and social reproduction in the Chaco Region, Argentina: The everlasting promise of development

By Shreya Sinha / January 16, 2021 /

CARLA GRAS (National University of San Martín, Buenos Aires)

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