The Resource Gender Research in Natural Resource Management : Building Capacities in the Middle East and North Africa, (electronic resource)

Gender Research in Natural Resource Management : Building Capacities in the Middle East and North Africa, (electronic resource)

Label
Gender Research in Natural Resource Management : Building Capacities in the Middle East and North Africa
Title
Gender Research in Natural Resource Management
Title remainder
Building Capacities in the Middle East and North Africa
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The aim of this book is to highlight the role that gender research can play in understanding natural resource management and rural development issues in the Middle East and North Africa region and how hands-on training and mentoring can be used as a capacity enhancement approach. It presents findings of four research teams, working in three countries, Algeria, Lebanon and Morocco. The approach was to build the capacity of national teams through hands-on field research, mentoring and technical support, which is different from traditional training. The chapters present the results of
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
305.409172/4
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1240.5.D44 G4636 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management
Label
Gender Research in Natural Resource Management : Building Capacities in the Middle East and North Africa, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Marketing channels of qashabiya
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unknown
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Contributors; Acronyms and abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. The emergence of the capacity development initiative on social and gender analysis in MENA; Introduction; Gender, poverty and environment and natural resource management in the Middle East and North Africa: development challenges; Challenges and opportunities for social and gender analysis and capacity building in MENA; Social and gender analyis in environment and natural resource management research
  • Capacity building for social and gender analyis in environment and natural resource management researchSocial and gender analysis research and the capacity building project; Overarching research questions; Access to and use of natural resources; Technologies and markets; Vulnerability and adaptation; Empowerment; Program design: case studies and capacity building efforts; Concluding remarks; Notes; References; 2. Marginalisation of women's work as a result of changes in pastoral societies and natural resources; Introduction; Study location; Role of tribes; Role of women; Climatic situation
  • Demotivating production conditions: unpaid effortsTendency toward breaking down the know-how and a shift toward mass production; Discussion; Worrying results: potential devaluation of traditional know-how; Advantages and disadvantages of participatory approaches applied; Conclusion; Notes; References; 4. Gender and marketing of qashabiya in Djelfa (Algeria); Introduction; Research questions; Methodology; Results and discussion; A perfectly organised marketing system that is integrated at local, domestic (Wilaya of Djelfa) and international (Maghreb, Arab world) level
  • How to reverse the current trends: empowerment of womenConclusions; Notes; References; 3. The potential loss of traditional know-how of qashabiya production in Djelfa, Algeria; Introduction; Methodology; Tools used; Analysis tools: evaluation matrices; Results; Historical background to the use of the qashabiya; Types and places of origin of the qashabiya: Djelfa administrative town, a production centre of excellence; Qashabiya production process; Production: difference depending on the nature of the raw material; Potential devaluation of traditional know-how and mitigating factors
  • MethodologySpecifc research tools; The following tools were used to confirm or reject our hypothesis; Results; Monetised access to feed and the upheaval in livestock production tasks and activities: unequal power of men and women; Availability of raw material: local 'wabar',19 an increasingly rare and expensive material; Access to expertise and related locations: the role and contribution of women's associations; Discussion; A trend towards inequality between women and men: vulnerability of women; Consequences of exclusion from decision making: a risk facing animal genetic resources
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ocn866449527
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (561 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781317916345
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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remote
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  • (OCoLC)866449527
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