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A Typology Analysis of Agricultural Empowerment Profiles in Rural Egypt with a Particular Focus on Women

@inproceedings{Najjar2018ATA,
  title={A Typology Analysis of Agricultural Empowerment Profiles in Rural Egypt with a Particular Focus on Women},
  author={Dina Najjar and Aymen Frija and Aman El Garhi},
  year={2018}
}
The current study examines the extent of empowerment for different types of women in Egypt’s Old and New Lands (Noubariya and Kafr Shiekh). Empowerment in this study is multidimensional and is referring to access and management of capital, time and assets, with a particular focus on land. Research conducted in the past three decades in Latin America, India, and sub-Saharan Africa shows that land access empowers women in their ability to produce food, to participate in public life, as well as in… Expand
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