Checklist of topics covered with village and district-level stakeholders
Profile of resources (access, control and constraints)
Who has access to, and control over, village resources?
- Natural resources (land, water, forest and forest products)
- Man-made resources (water systems, roads, electricity, communications, technology transfer centres, temple schools and public schools)
What material and human resources women and men contribute to the household production?
Who has access to, and control over, household resources (such as land, water, livestock, capital, equipment, plants, labour, tools and transportation)?
What problems and needs do those who lack of access to, and/or control over, village resources face?
How do men and women in the community typically make decisions?
How do men and women differ in term of access and constraints to resources? How do these differences affect their work and productivity?
Activities Profile (agricultural production, post-harvesting and the household tasks)
To identify a representative sample of different kinds of households including mid-sized and small farms
What are the daily and seasonal variations in labour availability?
Are traditional labour patterns seasonal? In what ways? How have traditional seasonal labour patterns changed?
Who is responsible for meeting the needs and caring for household members (such as child care, home gardening, shopping, food preparation, fuel and water collection, health care, laundry, food processing and cleaning, etc.)?
Do men and women have different management practices for the same crops?
When do men and women carry out their work activities?
Where do men and women perform their work tasks (for instance at home, in the village, local market, fields or technology transfer centre)? How far away are these places from the household?
How do men and women carry out their work tasks (including technologies used, methods of use, etc.)?
Which members of the household are responsible for which agricultural tasks? How rigid is the gender division of labour?
What are the technologies used by men and women for production, post-harvesting and household activities (technology types, cost, user-constraints, training and availability of information type)? What technologies do women and men need specifically?
What are the local and external sources of technology (including relationships, objectives, benefits, access, control, needs and constraints)?
What are the constraints and problems of technology used and demanded by gender issue in production, post harvesting and the household?
How do men and women differ in terms of technologies used and demanded? What causes these differences?
Are the available technologies gender roles and gender specific needs responsive? How? What strategies are used to make technologies gender responsive?