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Searching with a thematic focus on Agriculture and food, Gender, Gender roles in agriculture in Nigeria

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    Explaining gender differentials in agricultural production in Nigeria

    World Bank, 2014
    Drawing on data from the General Household Survey Panel 2010/11, this paper analyses differences in agricultural productivity across male and female plot managers in Nigeria. Utilising the Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition method, the analysis is conducted separately for the North and South regions, excluding the west of the country.
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    Unshackling women traders: cross-border trade of Eru from Cameroon to Nigeria

    World Bank, 2013
    Eru, a vegetable found in the forest, plays an important role in trade between countries in West and Central Africa, especially between Cameroon and Nigeria. This note analyses the environment for trade in Eru as an example of a high value non-wood forest product (NWFP) that has a great potential both in terms of exports but also for income generating activities.
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    Levelling the field: improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa

    World Bank, 2014
    While agriculture across sub-Saharan Africa forms the backbone of many nations' economies, women are largely locked out of land ownership, access to credit and productive farm inputs, as well as support from extension services.