Advances in Agriculture, Food Science and Forestry

Deginet Berhanu

Ethiopian Environment and Forest Research Institute, P.O.Box: 24536 (Code 1000), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  • Research Article   
    Gender role in home-garden agroforestry management in Chuko district, Southern Ethiopia.
    Author(s): Deginet Berhanu* and Jimate Guye

    Gender role in agroforestry management is given little recognition partly due to cultural and traditional bias against men and women. This study was conducted to investigate the gender role of women and men in home garden agroforestry management. A total of 334 sample households from the two Kebeles were randomly selected for data collection. The two major home garden agroforestry systems practiced in the study area were agrosilvopastoral (88.5%) and agrosilvicultural (9%). Men and women have a different role in managing home garden agroforestry in the study area. Crops produced for cash (coffee and khat) were managed by men, whereas, crops produced for food (Ensete and vegetables) were managed and controlled by women. On average, 98.7% and 91% of all management activities of inset and vegetables were carried out by women, whereas, about 92% of all management activities of coffee and .. Read More»

    DOI: 10.51268/2736-1799.22.10.70

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