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Leaving no one behind: how women seize control of wheat–maize technologies in Bangladesh

Author: Farnworth, C.R.
Author: Jafry, T.
Author: Rahman, S.
Author: Badstue, L.B.
Year: 2019
ISSN: 0225-5189
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10883/20264
Abstract: Bangladesh is strongly committed to the “leave no one behind” principle of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. However, social norms and institutional biases in agricultural organisations can prevent indigenous peoples and women from participating in wheat–maize innovation processes, as they rarely meet the requisite criteria: sufficient land, social capital or formal education. The GENNOVATE (Enabling Gender Equality in Agricultural and Environmental Innovation) research initiative in Bangladesh shows that indigenous Santal women are obtaining access to and benefiting from wheat–maize innovations, enabling low-income Muslim women to benefit as well.
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Language: English
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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Type: Article
Place of Publication: United Kingdom
Pages: 20-39
Issue: 1
Volume: 41
Volume: 41
Program: FP1 - Maximizing value for money, social inclusivity through prioritizing WHEAT R4D investments
Program: FP5 - Inclusive and profitable maize futures
DOI: 10.1080/02255189.2019.1650332
Keywords: Santal Indigenous People
Keywords: Wheat-Maize Innovations
CRP: Wheat
CRP: Maize
Country of Focus: BANGLADESH
Agrovoc: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Agrovoc: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
Agrovoc: INNOVATION
Agrovoc: GENDER
Agrovoc: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
Related Datasets: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/figure/10.1080/02255189.2019.1650332?scroll=top&needAccess=true
Journal: Canadian Journal of Development Studies


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