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Gender Analysis Of The Access To Factors Of Rice Production In Sub-Saharan Africa


  • Kinkpe, T.
  • Fiamohe, R.
  • Saito, K.


This paper aims to assess the access to rice production factors in SSA and its determinants. The data were collected from 268 farmers. The results show that male farmers had larger land for rice cultivation than females. They had lower access to extension service, chemical fertilizer and mechanization for land preparation than females. Both males and females used children for bird and rat control. The experience, the membership to associations, the education and the cropping system are the determinants. Holistic approach taking into account gender and youth is needed for enhancing the access to various rice production factors in SSA.

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  • Kinkpe, T. & Fiamohe, R. & Saito, K., 2018. "Gender Analysis Of The Access To Factors Of Rice Production In Sub-Saharan Africa," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 275882, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:iaae18:275882
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.275882

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