Gender issues and women's participation in irrigated agriculture: the case of two private irrigation canals in Carchi, Ecuador
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Bastidas, E. P. 1999. Gender issues and women's participation in irrigated agriculture: the case of two private irrigation canals in Carchi, Ecuador. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 21p. (IWMI Research Report 031) doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3910/2009.037
Permanent link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10568/39817
Defines the degree of women's involvement in irrigated agriculture and water users associations in two private irrigation canals in Ecuador and identifies factors that limit their involvement. Analyzes the effects of intra-household dynamics and the women's urban/rural backgrounds on participation.
SubjectsWOMEN IN DEVELOPMENT; GENDER; LABOR; PRIVATIZATION; HOUSEHOLDS; IRRIGATED FARMING; IRRIGATION CANALS; WATER USERS' ASSOCIATIONS; PARTICIPATORY MANAGEMENT; WATER ALLOCATION; CASE STUDIES;
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