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Cover for Role of women in development.

This chapter discusses the impacts of the gender empowerment activities of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh on women's land ownership and economic condition, household food security, fuel security, access to health care, water and sanitation, and education of girls.

Author(s)
Begum, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The power of agriculture.

This chapter discusses the agricultural development components of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh. These include: support for field crops, homestead agriculture and agroforestry; poultry and livestock; and value chain development. Women's participation in agricultural...

Author(s)
Karim, M. B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diversifying rice-centric agriculture and diets: the Bangladesh experience.

This chapter reviews recent policy developments in agriculture and nutrition in Bangladesh,and then draws upon household-level data to examine trends related to agricultural production, food consumption and nutrition, and women's empowerment. Using this evidence, the chapter presents a...

Author(s)
Ahmed, A. U.; Ghostlaw, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Empowering the community: BRAC's approach in Bangladesh.

BRAC is an international development organization based in Bangladesh that is dedicated to alleviating poverty by empowering the poor. Empowerment can be viewed as a process of transformational change. Community participation is an empowering tool through which local communities can take action to...

Author(s)
Kaosar Afsana
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937454)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Contribution of homestead food production to improved household food security and nutrition status - lessons learned from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Nepal and the Philippines.

Malnutrition is a serious public health problem in Asia. Since 2003, Helen Keller International (HKI) has been implementing homestead food production (HFP) programmes to increase and ensure year-round availability and intake of micronutrient-rich foods in the poor households of Asia. The aim of...

Author(s)
Talukder, A.; Osei, A. K.; Haselow, N. J.; Kroeun, H.; Amin Uddin; Quinn, V.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Changing gender roles in household food security and rural livelihoods in Bangladesh.

This chapter addresses the changing gender roles in household food and livelihood security in a flood-prone area in Bangladesh. It looks at the contribution of women to household food security and women's use of social capital for sustaining their livelihood. IFPRI panel data collected before and...

Author(s)
Ahmed Ali; Niehof, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932770)
Type
Book chapter

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