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Provedor de dados:  Repositório Alice
País:  Brazil
Título:  The women role in the agroenvironmental activities of Amazon agroforeststry systems.
Autores:  WATANABE, M. A.
ABREU, L. S. de
Data:  2009-01-06
Ano:  2008
Palavras-chave:  Sistemas agroflorestais
Agricultura familiar
Resumo:  This paper presents the results of a research on the way which shows the role of the farmer women to contribute to overcome the life hindrances in the Amazonian agroforest environment, for food safety and familiar income. The sample was the women of the Associação de Produtores Alternativos - APA, Ouro Preto do Oeste, Rondônia, Brazil. Questionnaires were applied to 50 women of this community, in 2004/2005, with additional interviews in 2006, taking into account their role in the farms, and their several invisible activities. The role of APA?s women was compared to that of other Amazonian women, like rubber tappers and riverine people. The APA?s women perform tasks as field manpower - 78.0% of them, making decisions about what to plant - 18.0%, harvest destination - 32.0%, which animals to raise -14.0% and animal products destination -34.0%. Traditionally, in rural zone, the women with their children play a role as non-paid manpower, getting some monetary income with occasional commercialization of on-farm processed products as cheese, pickles, jellies and fruit liqueurs. They are responsible for the cultures practiced around the house. All these Amazonian women edaphoclimatic conditions, greatly contributing to the biodiversity, conservation, and to ecological, social and economic stability.are guardians, perpetuators and disseminators of a rich germplasm adapted to local.

Tipo:  Artigo em anais de congresso (ALICE)
Idioma:  Inglês
Identificador:  7801
Editor:  In: IFOAM ORGANIC WORLD CONGRESS, 16., 2008, Modena. Cultivating the future based on science: proceedings... Modena: IFOAM: ISOFAR, 2008. 4p.
Relação:  Embrapa Meio Ambiente - Artigo em anais de congresso (ALICE)

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