Access to productive resources in agriculture

Modified on 2013/05/23 15:59 by Haoyi Chen — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Work

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 frequent and as much as men? Agricultural holdings/sub-holdings by sex of the holder/sub-holder
Size of land by sex of the holder/sub-holder Size of livestock by type of livestock and sex of the holder/sub-holder
Agricultural censuses or surveys
Living Standard Measurement Study (LSMS) surveys
LSMS - Integrated Surveys on Agriculture (LSMS–ISA)
Are there differences in land tenure between women and men holders?

Do women own land and livestock as frequent 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 multi-purpose 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 surveys
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 ex
LSMS-ISA


Agricultural surveys
LSMS surveys
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 man in agricultural work and farm labour? Employed 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






Note: A first draft of this sub-section was prepared by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia in collaboration with the FAO Statistics Division.