Afrint

SND-ID: EXT 0275

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt - Lund University, Department of Social and Economic Geography

Description

The project aims to analyse broad based agricultural growth from a gender perspective, and to situate these processes locally, against the backdrop of national agricultural policies and broader demographic, socio-economic changes. The objective of the study is to assess under what social and institutional conditions pro-poor agricultural growth entrenches or redresses gender based differences in access to agrarian resources, and what consequences this has for linkages to the nonfarm sector. This inquiry will be approached from the village, household and individual levels through three key research questions:

How can the consequences of gender differentiated access to productive and institutional resources during processes of broad based agricultural growth be understood?

How can linkages between agriculture and the nonfarm sector be analysed from a gender perspective, given that nonfarm income may be important in alleviating inferior access to agrarian resources among women in particular?

What village level characteristics are relevant to understanding the dynamics of broad based agricultur

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Language

English

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Lund University

Funding 1

  • Funding agency: Swedish Research Council
  • Funding agency’s reference number: 348-2014-3848

Funding 2

  • Funding agency: Swedish Research Council
  • Funding agency’s reference number: 421-2010-2108
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Method

Unit of analysis

Population

smallholders

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Probability
Purposive random sampling, with balanced panel design. Regions and villages were purposively sampled, the population within the village was randomly sampled, except for in Tanzania where a stratified random sample was used. The data is representative at the village level.

Time period(s) investigated

2002–2015

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia

Topic and keywords

Subject area

ECONOMICS, HOUSING AND LAND USE, LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT, SOCIETY AND CULTURE (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications
Dataset
Afrint I-III

Description

Longitudinal dataset that contains panel data for smallholders interviewed in 2002, 2007 and 2012/2015. Cross-sections consist of 2325, 2473 and 2544 households, respectively. The full panel contains 1566 households. Interviews have been carried out by the self-identified household head.

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt - Lund University, Department of Social and Economic Geography

Time period(s) investigated

2002–2015

Published: 2018-09-24
Last updated: 2018-10-03