Analysis of Data for Measuring Food Availability, Access and Nutritional Status (Topic 12)

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[Technology, Gender and Food Security Interface: Cramer’s V]

How important is it for a policymaker to consider the gender profile as a constraint or opportunity for promoting food insecurity?

There is empirical evidence on differential gender approach towards adoption of technology and differential welfare consequences of growth in terms of nutritional outcomes depending upon the gender profile of ownership of factors of production. This is because women, more than men, tend to care for family, prefer food for home consumption and are more risk averse. A policy relevant question would be to statistically verify the hypothesis with facts.

 

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Jan 2012
English
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