Gender Gap in Agriculture

In the agricultural field, women generally have less access to various resources and prospects in production compared to men. This gender discrepancy in agriculture occurs around the world, prompting international agencies such as the United Nations to investigate variables that influence its occurrence and recurrence. The gender gap in agriculture is so prevalent that differences in assets, activities, and services involving properties such as land, equipment and technology, manpower, and livestock are easily detected. This gender difference in agriculture not only affects women, but also the economy of the country and its society. International agencies have conducted efforts in collecting data to facilitate in the design and development of methods that can close the gap between men and women in agriculture.

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