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ERIC Number: ED499459
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jan
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 6
Get a Second Chance to Make a First Impression: Eradicate the Poverty Level of the Women Farmer in Bangladesh
Akhter, Zobaida
Online Submission, Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education--TOJDE v9 n1 p9-16 Jan 2008
In the socio-economic context of Bangladesh, involvement of women in agriculture is very important. It would be easier to control rural-urban migration by engaging women in agricultural activities to a greater extent. Women play a vital role in agricultural production throughout the Bangladesh, making a significant contribution to the basic productivity of their communities. The paper argues that efforts to promote women in farming are confronted by challenges including poverty, misconception regarding education, training, farming etc. The paper also states that the utilization and development of distance education would effectively address the problem of education and training aimed at rural women. (Contains 7 tables)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Bangladesh