Access to productive resources in agriculture

Modified on 2015/05/22 09:22 by Sean Zheng — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Work

Note: A first draft of this subsection was prepared by FAO, Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia in collaboration with the FAO Statistics Division.

Table II.8

From gender issues to gender statistics on access to productive resources in agriculture: illustrative examples


Policy-relevant questions Data needed Sources of data
Do women manage land and livestock as frequently and as much as men? Agricultural holdings/subholdings by sex of the holder/subholder.
Size of land by sex of the holder/subholder.
Size of livestock by type of livestock and sex of the holder/subholder.
Agricultural censuses or surveys.
Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS).
LSMS - Integrated Survey on Agriculture (LSMS–ISA).
Are there differences in land tenure between women and men holders?

Do women own land and livestock as frequently and as much as men?
Land tenure by sex of the holder.


Ownership of land by size of land and sex of the owner.
Ownership of livestock by type of livestock, size of livestock and sex of the owner.

Agricultural censuses and surveys.


LSMS–ISA.
LSMS or other multipurpose survey.
Do women holders use agricultural inputs and irrigation as much as men holders? Agricultural holdings using fertilizers, machinery, improved seeds, irrigation etc. by sex of the holder. Agricultural censuses or surveys.
LSMS.
LSMS–ISA.
Are there gender disparities in access to agricultural information and technology services? Persons receiving extension services by sex.

Agricultural holdings receiving extension services by sex of the holder.
LSMS-ISA.


Agricultural surveys.
LSMS.
Do women access credit for agricultural purposes as often as men? Persons applying for credit for agricultural purposes by sex.

Agricultural holdings receiving credit for agricultural purposes by sex of the holder.
LSMS–ISA.
LSMS.

Agricultural censuses or surveys.
Do women participate as much as men in agricultural work and farm labour? Employed population by sex and industry (branch of economic activity).

Farm labourers (members and non-members of the household) by sex.
Labour force surveys.
Population Censuses

Agricultural censuses or surveys