Gender Roles in Cassava Processing Activities among Processors in Ogo-Oluwa Local Government Area of Oyo Stat

Ogunleye et al. examine men's and women's roles in cassava processing activities in Ogo-Oluwa local government area of Oyo state, Nigeria. It posits that there is no significant difference between men and women's participation in cassava processing activities. The study selected 40 men and 40 women through a multi-stage random sampling technique. Interviews were the primary means of data collection, and data was analyzed through frequency counts, percentages, Chi-squares, and t-tests. The most significant results suggest that men and women have very different roles and participation rates in cassava processing (t=-4.269 and P<.05 women="" are="" more="" involved="" in="" cassava="" processing="" than="" men="" and="" they="" likely="" to="" proportionally="" benefit="" if="" investment="" development="" efforts="" shifted="" their="" favor.="" this="" quantitative="" study="" provides="" a="" rationale="" for="" assisting="" working="" processing.="">

Citation: 
Ogunleye, K.Y., R.G. Adeola and I.O. Ibigbami. 2008. ‰ÛÏGender Roles in Cassava Processing Activities among Processors in Ogo-Oluwa Local Government Area of Oyo State.‰Û
Year: 
2008
Media Type: 
Journal Article
Geographic Focus: 
Banana Cassava Cereals Gender Gender analysis Gender equity Maize Production Rice Sweet Potato Value Chain Women's Empowerment

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