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
Coordinating partners
Ministry of Environment and Forestry Republic of Indonesia CIFOR UN Environment FAO