IWMI Research Report – 31

Gender Issues and Women’s Participation in Irrigated Agriculture: The Case of Two Private Irrigation Canals in Carchi, Ecuador.


Bastidas, E. P. 1999. Gender issues and women’s participation in irrigated agriculture: the case of two private irrigation canals in Carchi, Ecuador. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) v, 21p. (IWMI Research Report 31) [doi: 10.3910/2009.037]



Defines the degree of women’s involvement in irrigated agriculture and water users associations in two private irrigation canals in Ecuador and identifies factors that limit their involvement. Analyzes the effects of intra-household dynamics and the women’s urban/rural backgrounds on participation.


ISBN 92-9090-382-1

ISSN 1026-0862