Impact of irrigation development on women and their households the case of the Aslong Project by Jeanne Frances I. Illo

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  • Aslong Irrigation Project (Philippines),
  • Irrigation -- Philippines -- Camarines Sur.,
  • Irrigation -- Philippines -- Bicol Peninsula.,
  • Rural women -- Philippines -- Camarines Sur -- Case studies.,
  • Rural women -- Philippines -- Bicol Peninsula -- Case studies.,
  • Rural families -- Philippines -- Camarines Sur -- Case studies.,
  • Rural families -- Philippines -- Bicol Peninsula -- Case studies.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 87-91).

Book details

StatementJeanne Frances I. Illo.
ContributionsAteneo de Manila University. Institute of Philippine Culture.
LC ClassificationsHD1741.P55 I54 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 91 p. :bill. ;
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18159714M

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South & East Asia--Regional Office.; Ford Foundation.] -- The report examines the social and economic impact of the Aslong Irrigation Project on the households affected, as well as the process by which men and women.

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The impact of 2 irrigation projects, one in Midlands Province (Tagarika) and one in Masvingo Province (Mushandike) in Zimbabwe, on women is assessed. Both projects introduced irrigation as a means of improving agricultural productivity, thus raising levels of living of rural households.

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Irrigation duration started on 24 June for incrementally increasing duration to 4 wk (21 July), 6 wk (4. Their roles vary considerably between and within regions and are changing rapidly in many parts of the world, where economic and social forces are transforming the agricultural sector.

Rural women often manage complex households and pursue multiple livelihood strategies. Their activities typically include producing agricultural crops, tendingFile Size: KB. Globally, women and men work together as agricultural producers and household caregivers to secure their households’ livelihoods, food security, and nutrition.

However, the division of rights, resources, and responsibilities between men and women often makes women and girls more vulnerable to malnutrition, poor health, and excessive workloads. Irrigation systems have been shown to substantially improve farmers' productivity, and thus help alleviate poverty.

Our study provides an example of such investment, the Participatory Small-Scale Irrigation Development Programme in Ethiopia. Com- bining a primary household survey with geographical data, we estimate the impact of the project on agricultural production and Cited by: 1.

Impact of irrigation on livelihood and food security in the modern Hare river irrigation scheme in Southern Ethiopia Judt Christine1, Loiskandl Willibald1, Ruffeis Dominik2, Hauser Michael2, Seleshi Bekele3, Hagos Fitsum3 1University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, 2BOKU Research for Development Forum (DEV-FORUM); Department of Water - Cited by: 2.

irrigation development requires concomitant development of surface and/or subsurface drainage. ANCIENT ORIGINS AND IMPORTANCE Irrigation may be the single most strategically important intentional environmental modification humans have learned to perform. While irrigation's impact has not always been as critical to the global agricultural economyCited by: 2.

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Women obtained per cent of the wage employment during indicating greater gender equity in rural areas. Women got still higher employment opportunities in states like Tamil Nadu (77%) and Rajasthan (68%).

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IMPACTS OF IRRIGATION DEVELOPMENT ON AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY, RESOURCE ALLOCATION AND INCOME DISTRIBUTION: A LONGITUDINAL ANALYSIS FROM PALAWAN, THE PHILIPPINES A Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of Purdue University by Richard Tolentino Yao In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of.

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Owing to their wetness, such zones must first be drained. Irrigation can come later, as a supple­ ment. Drainage must, however, be carried out with caution so as to reconcile the conflicting demands of agriculture, urban development, transport, and ecosystems.

The complications in­. Ethiopia has been highly affected by drought and climate-related hazards, and millions of people have been left without sustenance every year. To increase productivity and diversify the livelihood scenarios as an option, small-scale irrigation (SSI) schemes have been study assessed the impact of SSI in achieving household livelihood improvement and the major Cited by: HISTORY OF IRRIGATION DEVELOPMENT: Historically, civilizations have been dependent on development of irrigated agriculture to provide agrarian basis of a society & to augment the security of people (After Shirsath B.

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In the light of this appreciated team work, the sad bereavement of late Mr Armon B. Chirwa of the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Development leaves an even larger void that cannot be filled. Existing laws and policies do not support the multiple ways in which women negotiate their roles in households, communities, and the is because men from the mountain regions are out-migrating in large numbers leaving women to manage not just household work but also other work related to agriculture, natural resource management, Cited by: 4.

The authors find that although households possess numerous strategies for managing climate shocks and shifts, their adaptive capacity is insufficient for the task of maintaining—let alone improving—household welfare.

They describe the role of public policy in fortifying the ability of rural households to adapt to a changing climate. impact on mobilizing finance for gender-biased projects than showing that access to water has an impact on gender equality. A study by the International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC) of.

Context of the problem in Shurugwi district. Irrigation schemes for smallholder farmers are essential policy options chosen by many governments in Africa with the intention to eradicate poverty and improve food security for their citizens (Gebrehiwot et al.

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Background: Small scale irrigation is an important strategy in reducing risks associated with rainfall variability and increasing income of rural farm -households.

Objective: To examine the impact of small-scale irrigation on income of rural farm households. It also presents the problems and challenges in use of small scale irrigation. Methods: A cross-sectional data. 24 Chapter 2: An Historical Overview of Nursing expected to do other jobs within the household, including housekeeping, cleaning, and cooking.

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