Tag: agriculture and food security

Ramesh Balayar and Robert Mazur: Beyond household income: the role of commercial vegetable farming in moderating socio‑cultural barriers for women in rural Nepal

Promoting rural women’s agricultural entrepreneurship in the Global South has become a major policy and program priority for governments and development partners. Women’s income earning is viewed as a pathway to their empowerment and gender equality. The research goal was to understand how patriarchal sociocultural norms and practices influence women’s participation in commercial vegetable farming … Continue reading Ramesh Balayar and Robert Mazur: Beyond household income: the role of commercial vegetable farming in moderating socio‑cultural barriers for women in rural Nepal