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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(8): 2498-2506
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.708.253


Roles of Gender in Agriculture and Livestock Production among Tribal Farm Families in Lunglei District of Mizoram in North East Region, India
Senjit Singh Ashem1*, Tarun Kumar Das2, Prabhat Kumar Pal2 and Lalmuanzovi1
1Krishi Vigyan Kendra Lunglei District, Mizoram, India
2Department of Agricultural Extension, Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Coochbehar, West Bengal, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The study was conducted on agriculture and livestock production among tribal farm families in two villages of Lunglei district of Mizoram in the year 2017. 80 nos. of tribal farm families were selected randomly as respondent for the study. The collected data were tabulated and analyzed in terms of frequency and percentage. The average participation index for male and female were 0.53 and 0.47 respectively and Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test (Z)-value is 0.71 and p is 0.480. The average participation index in male is 0.59 and in female is 0.41. The Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test (Z)-value is 1.54 and p is 0.124 of men and women farmers participating different agricultural activities. The average participation index in male is 0.42 and in female is 0.58. The Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test (Z)-value is 0.65 and p is 0.518 of men and women farmers participating different post-harvest and marketing activities. The study also reveals that tribal farm women plays recessive role in farming as well as post-harvest and marketing activities whereas the livestock activities was dominated by male.


Keywords: Tribal, Gender, Men, Women, Farm families, Role
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Senjit Singh Ashem, Tarun Kumar Das, Prabhat Kumar Pal and Lalmuanzovi. 2018. Roles of Gender in Agriculture and Livestock Production among Tribal Farm Families in Lunglei District of Mizoram in North East Region, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(8): 2498-2506. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.708.253