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Gender Differences in the Adoption of Cereal Intensification Strategy Sets in Burkina Faso

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  • Theriault, Veronique
  • Smale, Melinda
  • Haider, Hamza

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In the West African Sahel, current issues of land fragmentation resulting from high rates of population growth and climate change exacerbate conditions of chronic food insecurity. In this context, agricultural intensification is necessary in order to increase food supply and better understanding gender differences in the adoption of intensification strategies is crucial for designing effective policies to enhance farm productivity sustainably.

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  • Theriault, Veronique & Smale, Melinda & Haider, Hamza, 2016. "Gender Differences in the Adoption of Cereal Intensification Strategy Sets in Burkina Faso," Food Security International Development Working Papers 245896, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
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