PRODUCTION OF HOMESTEAD ENTERPRISES: IMPLICATIONS ON INCOME AND WOMEN'S STATUS

This paper attempted to explore mainly the consequences of homestead crop production under homestead agro-forestry (HAF) practices on the family income and women's status. The data from HAF practising households reveal that these farms have earned substantial income and production gains. The women of the households gained in terms of higher social status. The gender status in particular has improved significantly on these households as evidenced by the increased participation of HAF practising women in taking decisions on crucial socio-economic matters in the households.


Issue Date:
Jun 30 1995
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
ISSN 0237-3539 (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/202684
Published in:
Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 18, Number 1
Page range:
99-105
Total Pages:
07
Series Statement:
XVIII
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