Lyon, Sarah | 2007
- Author(s): Lyon, Sarah
- Publisher: Wiley online library
- Pages: 100--112
- Keywords: standards, gender equality, coffee, small farms, social justice, guatemala
Gender is one of the primary criteria to assess the fair trade coffee market participation impacts. Fair trade has prioritized gender equality; however, the requirements and goals need clarification. There is little empirical evidence of significant impact on gender equality among producer groups.
Lyon, Sarah and Aranda Bezaury, Josefina and Mutersbaugh, Tad | 2010
- Author(s): Lyon, Sarah and Aranda Bezaury, Josefina and Mutersbaugh, Tad
- Publisher: Elsevier
- Pages: 93--103
- Keywords: gender equality, women, coffee, producers associations, standards, latin america, mexico, guatemala
Discrepancies across groups remain in the proportion of women registered as ‘farm operators’ in Mesoamerican fairtrade-organic coffee producer unions. The paper discusses how to increase women’s participation and the effects on a history of women’s (relative) exclusion from these organizations.
Mitchell, Jonathan and Keane, Jodie and Coles, Christopher | 2009
- Author(s): Mitchell, Jonathan and Keane, Jodie and Coles, Christopher
- Publisher: Overseas development institute (ODI)
- Pages: --
- Keywords: agricultural product marketing, rural poverty, small farms, purchasing, economic integration, globalization, latin america
This report examines how value chain analysis can, in a practical way, help the rural poor participate gainfully in local regional and global trade. The focus is on low-income participants in agriculture in Latin America.
Murray, Douglas L. and Raynolds, Laura T. and Taylor, Peter L. | 2006
- Author(s): Murray, Douglas L. and Raynolds, Laura T. and Taylor, Peter L.
- Pages: 179--192
- Keywords: gender, standards, coffee, social justice, small farms, economic development, latin america
Gender issues are part of the dilemmas that Fair trade coffee producers face. Women’s limited participation in the coffee fair trade cooperatives appears to perpetuate rather than overcome the traditional gender bias in Latin America’s agricultural sector.
Papyrakis, Elissaios and Covarrubias, Arlette and Verschoor, Arjan | 2009
- Author(s): Papyrakis, Elissaios and Covarrubias, Arlette and Verschoor, Arjan
- Publisher: University of East Anglia (UEA). School of international development
- Pages: --
- Keywords: standards, women, gender equality, gender, agribusiness, working conditions, women's status
The authors argue that although most studies suggest that trade policies and agreements are far from being gender neutral, the magnitude and sign of effects is largely mediated by several intermediary factors. They discuss the research gaps often ignored within existing work on gender and trade.