WIAD associates
 WIAD programs

Group Title: Women in Agricultural Development (WIAD) papers
Title: Women in Agricultural Development (WIAD) leaflet
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00085561/00026
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Title: Women in Agricultural Development (WIAD) leaflet
Series Title: Women in Agricultural Development (WIAD) papers
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Language: English
Creator: Women and Agricultural Development Program
Publisher: Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida
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Volume ID: VID00026
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WIAD Associates

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Susan Almy, IRRI, Madagascar
Ivonne Audirac, Urban and Regional
Elizabeth Bolton, Home Economics
Kenneth Buhr, Agronomy
Larry Connor, dean, IFAS, Academic
Christina Gladwin, Food and Resource
Dorota Haman, Agricultural
Peter Hildebrand, Food and Resource
Susan Jacobson, Wildlife
Helga Kraft, Women's Studies
Uma Lele, Food and Resource
Lois Libby, Home Economics
Madeline Lockhart, dean, Graduate
Barbara McDade, Geography
Della McMillan, Anthropology
Anne Moseley, Food and Resource
Susan Poats, CIAT, Ecuador
Sandra Russo, Animal Science
Helen Safa, Anthropology
Marianne Schmink, Anthropology
Suzanna Smith, Home Economics
Anita Spring, Anthropology
Lisette Walecka Staal, International
Training Division
Marilyn Swisher, Home Economics
Barbara Taylor, Home Economics



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University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida


University of Florida's Women in
Agricultural Development (WIAD)
program was founded in 1983 within
IFAS, University of Florida's Institute of
Food and Agricultural Sciences. It is a
multidisciplinary program, bringing
together women and men from a variety
of departments across campus. The
purpose of the WIAD program is to
promote an understanding of the effects
of gender roles in agriculture production
and of agricultural development processes
and their impact on women.
The program aims to support and
develop faculty and student expertise
related to the roles of women and
interhousehold and intrahousehold
dynamics in all phases of agriculture. Its
scope includes domestic and international
issues, ranging from concerns of fishing
families in Florida to gender analysis in

WIAD supports and sponsors a wide
variety of programs addressing women
and gender issues in development.
-Speaker Series: Twice a month
during the fall and spring semesters
WIAD sponsors experts from a variety of
fields to address issues concerning
women and/or gender in agricultural
development. Once a year a forum is
organized to address a particular area
relating to women and development.
-Gender Analysis Training: WIAD,
in conjunction with the International
Training Division, sponsors a 10-week
course for graduate students and faculty
on gender analysis methodology and on
training in gender analysis. The course is
offered once a year. In addition, shorter
courses are offered for faculty on gender
-Gender Analysis Trainers: WIAD
maintains a listing of resource personnel
trained to teach gender analysis methods.
-Bibliography: WIAD has compiled
and published an extensive bibliography
covering resources that address women
and agricultural development. The
bibliography is available on computer
disk and in printed form from IFAS

-Courses: The University of Florida
offers several courses which focus on
women in development and women in
agricultural development. In addition,
many other courses address these issues
in part. These courses are offered
through various departments;

Anthropology, Agriculture, Food and
Resource Economics, Geography, Home
Economics, Latin American Studies,
Linguistics, and Women's Studies.
-Concentration in WIAD: A
concentration is women in development has
been proposed for the graduate level. It
requires twelve credit hours at both the
Master's and doctoral level.
-Assistantships: Through support of the
Graduate School and the Institute of Food
and Agricultural Sciences, WIAD is able
to offer graduate assistantships to two
students yearly. The funding allows
students to pursue studies in women and
development, and also provides
administrative support to the WIAD
-Newsletter: WIAD publishes a
newsletter three times per academic year.
The newsletter updates WIAD members on
WIAD activities as well as informs
members of conferences and other relevant
events both within and outside of the

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