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Je réponds au nom de Nabintu CUMA Douce. Suis une étudiante à l'Université Évangélique en Afrique (UEA), je fais la deuxième année de licence en Economie, option Economie Rurale (Ecorur).
Je vais parler de la "RELATION ENTRE GENRE ET SÉCURITÉ ALIMENTAIRE".

Beaucoup pensent que le genre c'est la femme seulement, mais le genre implique et la femme et l'homme.
Les hommes et les femmes ont des rôles et des responsabilités différentes au sein du ménage concernant intra familiale de la nourriture.

Néanmoins, ce rôle vital que jouent les femmes dans la sécurité alimentaire a souvent été négligé. De plus souvent elles accomplissent cette fonction au milieu d’énormes restrictions sociales, culturelles et économiques. Leurs difficultés pour accéder à la terre, au crédit et aux intrants agricoles les empêchent de déployer leur potentiel en tant que productrices . Les barrières érigés par la tradition et la discrimination entravent leurs accès à la technologie, à la vulgarisation, à la formation et à l’instruction et même à l’alimentation.

Les femmes produisent de 60 à 80 pour cent des aliments dans la plupart des pays en développement et sont responsables de la moitié de la production alimentaire mondiale. Pourtant ce n'est que tout récemment que leur rôle clé de productrices et pourvoyeuses de vivres et leur contribution vitale à la sécurité alimentaire du foyer ont reçu toute l'attention qu'ils méritent.
Les études de la FAO confirment que, s'il est vrai que les femmes sont à la base de la petite agriculture, de la main-d’œuvre agricole et de la subsistance familiale quotidienne, elles ont moins facilement accès que les hommes aux ressources telles que la terre et le crédit, et aux intrants et services qui renforcent la productivité.

English translation by community member bikesu

I am a student at the Evangelical University of Africa, and I am a second year student with a Major in Economy, and a minor in Rural Economy. I will talk about “THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GENDER AND ALIMENTARY SECURITY”.

Many people think about women when they think about gender, but gender implies both male and female.
Men and women have different roles and responsibilities within the household, concerning the family and food.

Nevertheless, this vital role that women play in food security is often neglected. Moreover, they are often accomplishing this function among great social, cultural, and economical restrictions. Their difficulties in accessing the land, getting credit and agricultural start-up supplies makes them unable to use their potentials, which could have been productive. The obstacles erected by tradition and discrimination hinders their access to technology, to popularization, to training, as well as to nutrition.

Women produce 60 to 80 percent of the food in most developing countries, and are responsible of the half of the production in the world. Though women’s key role in producing and supplying of women is not new, this role of theirs received all the attention it deserves just recently.

The studies of FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) confirms that although the women are at the base of subsistence farming, and are a part of the field workers pool, and they are responsible of daily familial survival, however they have less easier access than men to resources such as land and financial credits, as well as agricultural supplies which reinforces productivity.

Comments

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L'Egalité

Oui, vous avez raison, malheureusement la capacité des femmes est souvent ignorée. C'est pourquoi on demande l'égalité. La participation des femmes peut aider l'économie agricole. Pensez-vous que le problème est le système juridique, ou culturel?

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Translation

I am a student at the Evangelical University of Africa, and I am a second year student with a Major in Economy, and a minor in Rural Economy. I will talk about “THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GENDER AND ALIMENTARY SECURITY”.

Many people think about women when they think about gender, but gender implies both male and female.
Men and women have different roles and responsibilities within the household, concerning the family and food.

Nevertheless, this vital role that women play in food security is often neglected. Moreover, they are often accomplishing this function among great social, cultural, and economical restrictions. Their difficulties in accessing the land, getting credit and agricultural start-up supplies makes them unable to use their potentials, which could have been productive. The obstacles erected by tradition and discrimination hinders their access to technology, to popularization, to training, as well as to nutrition.

Women produce 60 to 80 percent of the food in most developing countries, and are responsible of the half of the production in the world. Though women’s key role in producing and supplying of women is not new, this role of theirs received all the attention it deserves just recently.

The studies of FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) confirms that although the women are at the base of subsistence farming, and are a part of the field workers pool, and they are responsible of daily familial survival, however they have less easier access than men to resources such as land and financial credits, as well as agricultural supplies which reinforces productivity.

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