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Women in the On-Farm Livestock Industry

Increasing the participation of women and farm teams in on-farm programs by 10% has the potential to double the return on investment.

This report:

• Reviews the literature on women in agriculture

• Analyses data on women's participation in training programs and barriers

• Characterises typical roles of farm women using case studies

• Formulates practical recommendations to increase participation, and

• Describes a model to predict the impact of these changes

​Recommendations address the following areas:

• Developing a culture focused on farm teams

• Customising programs for women and farm teams

• Promoting leading women producers, and

• Partnerships to address farm succession

Further research is needed to quantify the impact of targeting farm teams; and the division of

labour on farms.


Title Size Date published
15.4MB 01/06/2005

This page was last updated on 11/11/2014

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