Proceedings from AGROTEC/FAO workshop - Gender and agricultural engineering
Held at Kadoma Ranch Motel, Zimbabwe, 4-8 March, 1996
Annemieke Schoemaker and Katja Jassey
Chapter one - Introduction
Chapter two - Overview papers presented at the workshop
Gender and draft animal power
Involving women in market-driven promotion of agricultural technology
Responsive agricultural engineering
Gender and post-harvest technologies: the use of farming systems development and participatory approaches
List of other papers prepared
Chapter three - Results from working groups
A1: Contacting rural women about agricultural technologies.
A2: If the use of technology is affected by gender - what implications does this have for the transfer of a technology into a community?
A3: Discuss ownership and management of technology: compare group with individuals
A4: When ADP is the best alternative technology how can it be best promoted for women?
B1: What communication methods and materials are required to assist larger numbers of engineers to integrate gender issues in their work?
B2: Using market forces as allies: identify possible ways and actors.
B3: Adopt the activity calendar used in gender analysis to agricultural engineering.
B4: Adopt existing gender analysis matrix to agricultural engineering.
Chapter four - Final recommendations
Chapter five - Workshop evaluation
List of participants
Introduction to gender issues, definitions and concepts
Gender and draft animal power (DAP)
Involving women in the market-driven promotion of agricultural technology
Gender and ergonomics in agricultural engineering
Making gender an institutional responsibility: the work of the intermediate technology development group
Gender and technology development - Zhombe field experiences
Activities and experiences the field of gender and agricultural engineering in Kenya
Women oil pressers - cooperatives and private entrepreneurs
Gender in agricultural engineering activities of the post-harvest programme of Uganda