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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(4): 518-524
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.904.062


Gender Participation of Tribal People in Tripura in Different Livestock Activities
K. Jamatia1, M. N. Ray1, S. Payeng1, L. Bora1*, M. Johari1, N. K. Roy1 and D. Roy2
1Department of Extension Education, College of Veterinary Science, AAU, Khanapara, India
2Department of Livestock Production and Management, College of Veterinary Science, AAU, Khanapara, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The current study was taken up in the state of Tripura and the two districts of Sepahijala and Gomati were purposely selected for the purpose which is mostly inhabited by Deb Barma and Jamatia tribes, respectively. Four villages from each district were selected and a total of 100 respondents (tribal women) were selected by Snowball sampling method, making the total sample size 200. A total of 17 activities were considered for assessment of the gender participation of tribal people of Tripura in different activities under livestock enterprises. High participation of tribal women was observed in livestock related activities like collection of eggs (94.00 per cent), preparation of feed for animals (89.00 per cent), feeding & watering of birds (87.00 per cent), feeding and watering of animals (87.00 per cent), cleaning of animal shed (83.00 per cent), maintenance of bird shed (82.00 per cent), care of sick animals (82.00 per cent), care of new born animals (82.00 per cent), care of health condition of animals (77.00 per cent), bathing of animals (72.00 per cent). The corresponding figures for Jamatia women were 94.00 per cent, 92.00 per cent, 94.00 per cent, 67.00 per cent, 60.00 per cent, 88.00 per cent, 65.00 per cent, 65.00 per cent and 51.00 per cent respectively. They also performed jointly the activities like selling of animal at market age, maintenance of animal shed, collection of fodder and grazing of animals, etc.


Keywords: Tripura, Deb Barma, Jamatia, Tribal women, Livestock activities
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Jamatia, K., M. N. Ray, S. Payeng, L. Bora, M. Johari, N. K. Roy and Roy, D. 2020. Gender Participation of Tribal People in Tripura in Different Livestock Activities.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(4): 518-524. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.904.062