Previous Page Table of Contents


Bakker, Margaretha, Randolph Barker, Ruth Meinzen-Dick and Flemming Konradsen, eds. Multiple Uses of Water in Irrigated Areas: A Sri Lanka Case Study. SWIM Paper 8. Colombo: IFPRI/ IWMI, 1999.

Baruah, Bipasha. “The Narmada Valley Project: displacement of local populations and impact on women, “ Natural Resources Forum 23 (1999): 81-84.

Bastidas, Elena P. Gender issues and women’s participation in irrigated agriculture: the case of two private irrigation canals in Carchi, Ecuador. Research Report 31. International Water Management Institute. November 1999.

Blackden, C. Mark and Chitra Bhanu. Gender, Growth and Poverty Reduction. Special Programme of Assistance for Africa, 1998 Status Report on Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa. World Bank Technical Paper 428. Washington: World Bank, 1999.

Branco, Adélia de Melo and Vanete Almeida. Women, mobilization and the revitalization of water resources: the case of Northeastern Brazil. Paper presented to the Forum on Water in the Americas in the 21st century. Mexico City, October 2002.

Carney, J. A. “Struggles over land and crops in an irrigated rice system in the Gambia,” in J. Davison, ed. Agriculture, Women and Land. Boulder, CO: Westview, 1988.

CGIAR. Challenge Programme on Water and Food. Research Agenda. Washington, 2002.

El Katsha, S and A.U. White. “Women, water and sanitation: households behavioral patterns in two Egyptian villages.” Water International 14 (1989): 103-11.

Enarson, Elaine. Gender and Natural Disasters. Working Paper 1. Recovery and Reconstruction Department, ILO, Geneva, September 2000.

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Gender and Development Plan of Action (2002-2007). Rome: FAO 2003.

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The State of Food Insecurity in the World. Rome: FAO, 2002.

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The State of Food and Agriculture 2002. Rome: FAO, 2002b.

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). SEAGA Sector Guide: Irrigation. Rome: FAO, 2001. The State of Food and Agriculture, 2000. Rome: FAO 2000.

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). A synthesis report of the Near East Region - Women, agriculture and rural development. Programme of Assistance in Support of Rural Women in Preparation for the Fourth World Conference on Women, and the Regional Plan of Action for Women in Agriculture in the Near East (RPAWANE 2000). Women in Development Service. Women and Population Division. Sustainable Development Department Rome: FAO, 1995.

FAO. Women and Water Resources. SD Dimensions. Women in Development Service. Women and Population Division. Rome, n.d.

Freeman, D.B. “Survival strategy or business training ground? The significance of urban agriculture for the advancement of women in African cities.” African Studies Review 36,3 (1993): 1-22.

Gender Water Alliance (GWA). Challenges and Policies in the Water Sector: Gender Perspectives and Trends. The Gender and Water Development Report. 2002.

Golder, Bronwen. Population and gender dynamics in coastal conservation in East Africa. SPC Women in Fisheries Information Bulletin, 11 - November 2002

Hulsebosch, J. Evaluation of measures to enhance a gender balance in water users’ associations: experiences in the Southwest Kano Project in the Kano Plains in Kenya. Report to the Small-holder Irrigation and Drainage Project, Ministry of Agriculture, Nairobi, Kenya, 1993.

Jackson, Cecile. “Gender, irrigation and environment: arguing for agency,” Agriculture and Human Values 15 (1998): 313-24.

Kendie, Stephen. Water supply, sanitation and hygiene: analysis of connecting factors in northern Ghana. University of Bradford Development and Project Planning Centre, Discussion Paper Series 2, 20. 1999.

Kronen, Mecki. Women’s fishing in Tonga: Case studies from Ha’apai and Vava’u islands. SPC Women in Fisheries Information Bulletin, 11 - November 2002

Kyomuhendo, G.G. “The role of women in petty commodity production and commerce: a case study of rural peasant women in Uganda,” Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review 8, 2 (1992): 1-19.

Lawrence, Peter, Jeremy Meigh and Caroline Sullivan. “The Water Poverty Index: International Comparisions.” 2002.

Martens, Jens. Rethinking ODA. Towards a renewal of official development assistance. A Background Paper for the United Nations Financing for Development Process. Bonn: WEED; Global Policy Forum; Heinrich Böll Stiftung, 2001.

Meinzen-Dick, Ruth and Margreet Zwarteveen, “Gendered participation in water management: Issues and illustrations from water users’ associations in South Asia,” Agriculture and Human Values 15 (1998): 337-45.

Pangare, Vasudha Lokur. Gender issues in watershed development and management in India. Network Paper 88. Agren. ODI Agricultural Research and Extension Network. July 1998.

Rathgeber, Eva M. Counting the women. Global overview of women in science. CGIAR. Gender and Diversity Unit, Nairobi, forthcoming 2003.

Rathgeber, Eva M. Female and male CGIAR scientists in comparative perspective. CGIAR. Gender and Diversity Working Paper 37. Nairobi: CGIAR 2002

Rathgeber, Eva, “Women, men, and water-resource management in Africa,” in Eglal Rached, Eva Rathgeber and David Brooks, eds. Water Management in Africa and the Middle East. Challenges and Opportunities. Ottawa: IDRC, 1996, pp. 49-69.

Rosegrant, Mark W., Ximing Cai and Sarah A. Cline. Global Water Outlook to 2025. Averting an Impending Crisis. Washington: International Food Policy Research Institute, 2002.

Schreiner, Barbara, Barbara van Koppen, and Tshepo Khumbane,”From bucket to basin. A new water management paradigm for poverty eradication and gender equity,” in Anthony Turton and Roland Henwood, eds. Hydropolitics in the Developing World. A Southern African Perspective. Pretoria, South Africa: African Water Issues Research Unit, 2002, pp. 127-40.

Shah, Mohammad Ali. A bleak future:Women of fishing communities in Pakistan face increasing marginalization. SPC Women in Fisheries Information Bulletin, 11 - November 2002

Shaleesha, A. and V.A. Stanley. “Involvement of rural women in aquaculture: an innovative approach,” Naga, ICLARM Quarterly 23, 3 (July-September 2000).

Solanes, Miguel and Fernando Gonzalez-Villarreal. Dublin principles for water as reflected in a comparative assessment of institutional and legal arrangements for integrated water resources management. June 1999.


Sultana, Farhana. “Gender, Class and Access to Water: Three Cases in a Poor and Crowded Delta,” Society &Natural Resources 15, 8 (2002: 709-25.

Van Koppen, Barbara. A Gender Performance Indicator for Irrigation: Concepts, Tools and Applications. Research Report 59. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute., 2002.

Van Koppen. Barbara. “Water rights, gender, and poverty alleviation. Inclusion and exclusion of women and men smallholders in public irrigation infrastructure development.” Agriculture and Human Values 15 (1998): 361-74.

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).Water: A Critical Resource. August 2002.

Watts, S, K. Khallaayoune, R. Bensefia, H. Laamrani and B. Gryseels. “The study of human behavior and schistosomiasis in an irrigated area in Morocco,” Social Science and Medicine 46, 6 (1998): 755-65).

Webb, Patrick and Maria Iskandarani. Water Insecurity and the Poor. Issues and Research Needs. ZEF Discussion Papers on Development Policy, 2. Center for Development Research, Universität Bonn, 1998.

Waughray, D.K., C.J. Lovell and E. Mazhangara, “Developing basement aquifers to generate economic benefits: a case study from Southeast Zimbabwe,” World Development 26, 10 (1998): 1903-12.

Whitehead, Ann. Gender, Poverty and Intra-Household Relations in Sub Saharan Small Holder Households: Some Lessons from Two Case Examples. Background Paper prepared for the 1998 SPA Report on Poverty and Gender in sub-Saharan Africa. World Bank. 1998.

WHO (World Health Organization). Women, Ageing and Health. Fact Sheet #252. June 2000.

WHO (World Health Organization). Water and Sanitation. Fact Sheet #112. November 1996.

Wolter, Hans. “Sustainable Water Management.” Speaker Notes for address delivered to the Standing Committee on Women in Agriculture, Cairo, Egypt 26 May 2002. Document WO5/02.

World Bank. Rural Strategy: Reaching the Rural Poor. Washington: World Bank, 2002.

World Resources Institute (WRI), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). World Resources 1994-95. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Zwarteveen, Margreet Z. “Identifying gender aspects of new irrigation management policies,” Agriculture and Human Values 15 (1998): 301-12.

Zwarteveen, Margreet Z. Gender issues, water issues: a gender perspective to irrigation management. Working paper 32. International Irrigation Management Institute. Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1994.

Previous Page Top of Page