An exploration of gender equity in household: A case from a peatland-based community in Riau, Indonesia

Gender roles in peatland-based communities’ livelihoods are an important factor in livelihood vulnerability due to challenging characteristics for conducting agriculture in this area. This article reports on a study of gender roles in Riau Province in 7 villages in 3 districts, aiming to identify significant attributes that determining gender equity at the household level. The data was collected through structured interviews in 221 households, in-depth interviews and Focus Group Discussions in every village.

Authors: Herawati, T.; Rohadi, D.; Rahmat, M.; Winarno, B.;

Topic: gender, livelihoods, peatlands, households, agriculture

PublicationYear: 2019

DOI: 10.13057/biodiv/d200332


Founding member states
Republic of Indonesia Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo Republic of Peru
Coordinating partners
Ministry of Environment and Forestry Republic of Indonesia CIFOR UN Environment FAO