Role of Women in Agriculture: Linking Post-Harvest Wheat Yield Loss with Rural Livelihoods

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Year:
2017
Type of Publication:
Article
Keywords:
Women, Agriculture, Post-Harvest, Wheat Yield Loss, Rural Livelihoods
Authors:
Komal, Kiran; Abbas, Ali; Ashraf, Hafiza Kiran
Journal:
IJRAS
Volume:
4
Number:
5
Pages:
240-245
Month:
September
ISSN:
2348-3997
Abstract:
The purpose of this study was to identify “Role of women in agriculture; linking post-harvest wheat yield loss with rural livelihood. The biggest segment of population is actively busy either directly or indirectly in agriculture sector. Females surpass men in many spheres of agricultural household tasks in conditions of their creative participation but habitually their labours go unrecognized at national level. The due acknowledgment of their role has been limitation by many factors but sexual characteristics is on the top where she has been passive not by talent but by cultural origin of gender. This study attempts to emphasize the obvious but indistinguishable tender of women in crop growing, and come up with the result that dispossess women to get access to creative resources and substantial livelihood earning. The study also propose that to defeat this tendency Pakistan has to extend women in agriculture on ideal basis in sort to perform the increasing population victuals strain, and at the similar time remain destructive globally in the present background. The study revealed the adjustment is a continuous process. During interviews women has faced this process and response in interviews. We conducted serve had in different district. An open ended form of questionnaire was developed to supply selected parameters of “Role of women in agriculture linking post-harvest wheat yield loss with rural livelihood”. The results indicated that continuously increasing demographics in the “Role of women in agriculture” and subsequent expansions in the supporting physical and non-physical infrastructure. This study identified the wage of labourer women which was average Rs. 200-250. Also identified per acre, per kanal agronomic yield loss and women working hours. The major finding of this study has been women labour contribution in micro financial and their rural living expenditure. Govt. they should encourage the situation of women in agriculture in the course of education and reasonable wages. There is need to support women to join hands in furthering the implementation of proceed agricultural actions
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