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Authors: Haque, MD. Razwanur
Keywords: Women contribution, Socio-economic development, Dairying, Involvement.
Issue Date: Apr-2010
Publisher: Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU)
Abstract: Women contribution now- a -days is recognized as the most powerful wheel of overall socio-economic development of weaker sections of community in Bangladesh. So, the study attempts to find out the percentage of rural women engaged in dairying. Therefore, the present study was undertaken to know the extend of involvement of farm women in the decision making in relation to feeding, breeding, management, health care and marketing of dairying. For the study, ten villages in the Dinajpur district namely North Gopalpur, Hossainpur, Nulaibari, Pikepara, Chauliapara, Hamzapur, Horiolpur, Tarimpur, Vatpara and Tajpara & a total. 10 farm families from each village were randomly selected. Questionnaires were prepared and necessary information collected..From the information obtained it was observed that mostly (41%) house wives were involved in dairying and they were young ages within 30 years. These women were mostly primary educated (37%) and only (20%) illiterate. It was also observed that in decision making regarding feeding, breeding and management, women had highest participation 41%, 36.5% and 37.83% respectively. While in health care and marketing were 25% and 6.65% only. Besides these, in cases of milking, manure disposal, milk selling and watering women had their participation of about 62%, 04%, 61% and 89% respectively.
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