Empowering women through strengthening participation and decision making in agriculture sector: Evidence from south west region of Bangladesh
Women’s participation in agriculture activities varies considerably across regions and women are often paid less than men for the same work. It is also shows that weeding, planting and post-harvest handling in agriculture sector, feed management, cowshed management, bathing, milking in livestock sector and weeding, dyke preparation, gher, pond preparation with their husband are predominantly female activities. This study re-affirms that women make essential contributions to agricultural, livestock and aquaculture are significant. It might be concluded that, participation of women in agriculture is still not satisfactory but upward trend and necessary steps concerning extension approach should be taken to increase the agriculture production by ensuring barrier free participation.