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Women and food production in Zambia

Karim P. Roelofs

Women and food production in Zambia

by Karim P. Roelofs

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Published by International Labour Office in Lusaka, Zambia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zambia.
    • Subjects:
    • Women in agriculture -- Zambia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 41-42).

      Statementby Karin P. Roelofs.
      SeriesWorking papers / World Employment Programme, Southern African Team for Employment Promotion (SATEP), Working papers (Southern African Team for Employment Promotion)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6073.A292 Z3368 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 42 p. ;
      Number of Pages42
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1075723M
      ISBN 109221066061
      LC Control Number93982070
      OCLC/WorldCa25851452

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      It means security for food supply to own village chicken, especially in rural areas where poverty is worst (Rundquist, ). Broilers are not as common as village chicken in rural areas, but the production is increasing. There is a higher risk with broiler production compared to village chicken, due to more expensive investments in e.g. buildingsFile Size: 2MB. Without oversimplifying, Food Policy in the United States opens the doorway to these broader conversations and debates." – Miriam Nelson, Ph.D., Nutrition scientist, professor, and best-selling author of the Strong Women book series "This is a very engaging book on the key issues of the food systems and policies g: Zambia.


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Women and food production in Zambia by Karim P. Roelofs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Each definition and metric gives a different picture of the contribution of women. Furthermore, food production requires a combination of different capital assets, including labour, land and finance, as well as intermediate goods and services, such as animal and mechanical power, seeds, fertilizer and Size: KB.

The case of Zambia is presented, and it is concluded that the situation of women producers and of food production worsened at a pace responding to the nature of capitalist appropriation of land and labor and the intensification of cash crop by: 7.

Food availability: agricultural production and trade 11 Food access: prices and affordability 13 Food utilisation: dietary diversity in Zambia 14 4. Zambian policy, programmes and markets 15 National nutrition and agriculture policy 15 Major food security programmes 16 Government and donor funding for agriculture and nutrition 16File Size: 1MB.

A unique feature of this book is the integration of both analytic and transformative approaches to understanding gender and food security. The analytic material shows how food security interventions enable women and men to meet the long-term nutritional needs of their households, and to enhance their economic position.

The Government of Zambia and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) share the common belief that gender equality and women’s empowerment are central to achieving food and nutrition security, rural poverty reduction and sustainable development for all.

However, evidence confirms that cultural and socio-economic. AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN ZAMBIA: THE ROLE OF THE FOODPROCESSING INDUSTRY with delivery of input, continuing to production of food items, transport, processing and ending with consumption.

Although other food crops are becoming increasingly important, such as cassava, Zambia’s dependence on maize remains very high which contributes to making it vulnerable to climatic shocks. In urban areas food consumption patterns are changing: rice and sweet potatoes are gaining importance.

Infood production index for Zambia was index. Food production index of Zambia increased from index in to index in growing at an average annual rate of %.

Food production index covers food crops that are considered edible and that contain nutrients. Coffee and tea are excluded because, although edible, they have no nutritive value. Zambia Agriculture Status Report Antony Chapoto, Brian Chisanga and Mulako Kabisa.

Established inIndaba Agricultural Policy Research Instute (IAPRI) is Zambia’s rst indigenous. policy research instute dedicated to policy analysis of the agricultural and environmental sectors.

securing Zambia’s food security and impetus to embrace consistent open maiz e trade policy. Figure Maize stocks held b y various players January to Nov ember In South Asia, the low status of women and gender gaps in health and education contribute to chronic child malnutrition (Smith, Ramakrishnan, Ndiaye, Haddad, & Martorell, ) and food insecurity (von Grebmer et al., ), even as other determinants of food security, such as per capita incomes, have by: production processes that benefit society while at the same time minimizing environmental degradation, a framework to facilitate such an integration does not exist in Zambia.

High poverty levels: Sincethe country’s national poverty level has marginally declined. In the year alone Zambia imported vegetables worth USm,(ITC Trade Map).On the other hand, Zambia exported vegetables worth USD$ m to DR Congo and other COMESA member states.

This shows that the sub sector can create wealth and income smallholder famers if these imports were substituted by local production and exports increased. Zambia is fully committed to improving the food security and nutrition of its population.

A National Food and Nutrition Strategic Plan () is coordinated by the National Food and Nutrition Commission (NFNC), the designated convening body to coordinate action on nutrition.

A Cooperating Partner Nutrition Group includes development partners. Enhancing food security -Food security and sustainable agriculture taking account of community-based and indigenous approaches to sustainable food production (Chapter II, 7 (a), (j) & (k).

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Brown ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) %. The remaining household labor for crop production is supplied by Size: KB. asdf Achieving Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment and Strengthening Development Cooperation United Nations New York, Department of Economic and Social AffairsFile Size: 1MB.

Bornstein, a trans woman who finds gender deeply problematic, sums up this resistance nicely in her book title, Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us1. It is commonly argued that biological differences between males and females determine gender by causing enduring differences in capabilities and g: Zambia.

Zambia, Living Conditiom in Zambia). Clearly, food insecurity in Zambia is a complex and chronic development issue that will require the long-term commitment of the Government and the support of USAID and other major donors to be effectively resolved.

The following analysis of food security, health and nutrition in Zambia was conducted by aFile Size: 2MB. Women play a pivotal role in the three components of food security: food availability (production), food access (distribution), and food utilization Women also play a role in a wide range of activities that support agricultural development, such as soil and water conservation, afforestation and crop domestication.

Ending hunger means that all women can consume enough food with adequate nutrients. All women working in agriculture, if unshackled from discrimination, can contribute to greater global food security. UN Women acts to stop hunger by supporting women’s role in food security, as the cornerstones of food production and utilization.

We provide.Women and agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa refers to the agricultural system in Sub-Saharan Africa that is predominantly small-scale farming system with more than 50% of the agricultural activity performed by women, producing about % of the food in this region.

While women provide the majority of the labor in agricultural production, their access and control over .events are also threatening food production, particularly in northern Zambia. Recorded effects of past floods on agriculture include inundation of farmland, destruction of crops, increased malnutrition and hunger, soil erosion, reduced cultivatable land, and loss ofFile Size: KB.