Understanding gender differences in agricultural productivity in Uganda and Nigeria

Results indicate that lower productivity is persistent from female-owned plots and female-headed household, accounting for a range of socioeconomic variables, agricultural inputs, and crop choices. Productivity differences depend on the type of gender indicator used, crop specific samples, agro-ecological region, and inclusion of biophysical characteristics. This paper investigates gender differences in agricultural productivity using data collected in 2005 from Nigeria and in 2003 from Uganda. Read more here.

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