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Women"s role in livestock production in Bangladesh

Farida Akhter

Women"s role in livestock production in Bangladesh

an empirical investigation

by Farida Akhter

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Published by Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development, Human Resources Development Division in Dhaka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bangladesh.
    • Subjects:
    • Livestock -- Bangladesh.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Farida Akhter, Fazila Banu Lily with Nazmul Karim.
      ContributionsLily, Fazila Banu., Karim, Nazmul., Bāṃlādeśa Kr̥shi Gabeshaṇā Kāunsila., Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development. Human Resources Development Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 89/62003 (S)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination3, 3, v, 127 p., [2] leaves of plates
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1835324M
      LC Control Number89910941

      measures through the Department of Livestock Services (DLS). Some NGOs are actively involved in the production and multiplication of goats in the country at farmers’ level. Goat production is one of the important divisions at Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute (BLRI) (). Role of women in livestock sector is worthwhile because many livestock management activities take place in or around their homes (19). Women take part in livestock activities like cleaning of animals, cleaning of shed, watering of animals, making of dung cakes, and providing fodder to livestock (12) in.

      Livestock production is an important source of livelihood for the resource poor farmers in the Asia and the pacific region. It is a source of food and food products and a source of income. However, livestock productivity in many countries in the region is below their genetic potential, mainly because of inadequate nutrition, poor reproductive. SUBSISTENCE AGRICULTURE AND WOMEN’S ROLE: CASE STUDIES IN BANGLADESH AND JAPAN YOSHINO Keiko generations. On bari-bhiti, livestock like cattle, goats, sheep, chicken, geese were raised, and production maintained by women plays key role for it. .

      Patterns of income management across livestock and livestock products. While women’s roles in livestock production and marketing differ from one production system to another, from region to region and country to country, women do provide most of the labour in livestock in sub-Saharan Africa. Through concerted efforts, women can be pulled out of poverty main challenges faced by women folk are non-compatible tools/technologies to manage crop and livestock production activities.


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Women"s role in livestock production in Bangladesh by Farida Akhter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The role of rural Bangladeshi women in livestock production. [Shelley Feldman; Fazila Banu; Florence E McCarthy] -- Drawing on a selected sample of districts and villages, this study examines the social relations of livestock production in Bangladesh.

Data for interhousehold comparisons come from households in. Get this from a library. The role of rural Bangladeshi women in livestock production. [Shelley Feldman; Fazila Banu; Florence E McCarthy] -- Gebaseerd op gegevens van vier plaatsen uit twee regio in Bangladesh.

4 Helping women increase and sustain the productivity of livestock 10 Role of women in livestock keeping 10 Women’s constraints on technology adoption 11 5.

Helping women participate in and benefit from livestock markets 16 Women as suppliers of livestock products 16 Women as processors and retailers   Increasing women’s knowledge of the scientific and technological aspects of livestock production, in addition to their confidence to carry out livestock-related tasks, will reduce this gender gap.

Extension services, like those offered by livestock service providers and community agents in Bangladesh, are a critical link between farmers and. Livestock has an important role to play in the economic development of Bangladesh, particularly in the dairy development sector.

It provides milk, meat, hide and skin in addition to providing of non-human farm energy needed for ploughing, crushing, and transportation. Women in rural areas were responsible for most of the post-harvest work, which was done in the chula, and for keeping livestock, poultry, and small gardens.

Women in cities relied on domestic and traditional jobs, but in the s they increasingly worked in manufacturing jobs, especially in the readymade garment industry (see Ready-made. Livestock animals, kept specially on a farm, for economic benefits.

In Bangladesh these are generally cattle, buffalo, goat and sheep. Livestock constitute an important part of the wealth of a country, since in addition to draft power and leather, it provides manure, meat and milk to the vast majority of the people. Livestock resources necessarily encompass animal health care and welfare.

Although livestock production patterns differ in different ecological zones and social systems, women’s role has always been central when it comes to.

The development of livestock production systems in the Andean region: implications for smallholder producers. In Animal production and animal science worldwide: A Review on Developments and Research in Livestock Systems, World Association of Animal Production, Book of the Year (ed.

A Rosati, A Tewolde, C Mosconi), pp. – in her different leadership roles as head of the Matopos Livestock Research Station in Zimbabwe () and as a National Director for Livestock Production and Development in the Ministry of Agriculture, Zimbabwe ().

Sinceshe is a Mentor under the programme for African Women in Agricultural Research and. Crop-livestock production and peri-urban dairy production systems were identified.

In the study area, % of cattle were local breeds while % was Holstein Friesian crossbreds. Women constitute over 50% of the farm labour force in Bangladesh, much higher a participation comparing to 30% in India and Pakistan.

But as they belong to small and marginal farm households, they are often left out from getting benefits of government’s agricultural extension service. Role of Women in Livestock Production. Somalia. Pastoral women have a pivotal role in livestock management, trading and in selling milk and ghee.

Sudan. Women are primarily responsible for milking and processing animal by-products, while men are involved in all other activities, with the exception of goat husbandry, in which women share equal.

Bangladesh 60 Total Sources: Staal. et al. women, (ii) roles of women in livestock production, (iii) roles. of women in livestock marketing and (vi) role of livestock for. INTRODUCTION. The role of women in agricultural production in Nigeria can never be over emphasized.

Various researches conducted on the contribution of women to agricultural development in the country (Amali, ; Auta et al., ) suggest that women contribution to the farm work is as high as between 60 and 90% of the total farm task contribution of the women ranges from.

Despite highest cattle densities in Bangladesh, the current production of milk, meat and eggs are inadequate to meet the current requirement and the deficits areand % respectively.

If 5% GDP growth rate is considered then the current production of these commodities need to be increase to times by the year to feed. Despite highest cattle densities in Bangladesh, the current production of milk, meat and eggs are inadequate to meet the current requirement and the deficits areand % respectively.

If 5% GDP growth rate is considered then the current production of these commodities need to be increased to times by the year. Present meat and egg production status in Bangladesh: The meat and egg production of last 10 years along with growth rate is shown in Table 5.

The average growth rate of meat and egg for 10 years was and %, respectively. The growth rate of meat production was highest in (%) and lowest in (%).

The study, focusing on to the role of women in livestock economy, was conducted in three villages of Cholistan, where except northern portion, most of the area is bare desert that cannot be utilized for crop production and people serve a nomadic life. They ought to adopt subsistence farming of livestock which predominantly consists of native.

For International Women’s Day, the World Bank is shining a spotlight on women who exemplify the theme of #BeBoldForChange. Around the world, we have met women on farms and in laboratories who are transforming agriculture to be more resilient and sustainable.

dramatically, now exceeding 50 percent in Bangladesh. Other Asian countries such as Malaysia have seen declining female labour shares in agriculture. Women make up almost 50 percent of the agricultural labour force in sub-Saharan Africa, an increase from about 45 percent in The averages in Africa range from just over related to smallholder livestock production systems around the globe.

The book is written for academic professionals, industry experts, government of-ficials and other scholars interested in the facts and issues concerning the contribution of livestock to the social and economic progress of developing countries.women (Anonymous, ).

Women’s typical role within a livestock production system is different from region to region, and the distribution of ownership of livestock between men and women is strongly related to social, cultural and economic factors.