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Cactus cultivation as adaptation method for women in Egypt
The blog is based on book chapter Najjar, D. (2015). Women's Contributions to Climate Change Adaptation in Egypt's Mubarak Resettlement Scheme through Cactus Cultivation and Adjusted Irrigation. In Buechler, S. and Hanson, ...
Sensitizing extension agents and policy makers on gender-specific problems and needs in extension advice
Workshop relaying research findings to 30 extension agents and 2 policy makers about gender-specific problems and extension needs in Kafr Sheikh based on a 200 farmer survey (100 men and 100 women).
‘A woman here is not only a woman but both a woman and a man’: Egyptian Women’s Performative Strategies to Gain Power and Access Resources in Irrigated Agriculture
This paper is concerned with women’s performance of masculinity or women who ‘behave as men’, in irrigated agriculture, by acting less feminine, confident and serious; resorting to physical aggression when needed; as well ...