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Local normative climate shaping agency and agricultural livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa

Author: Patti Petesch, Renee Bullock, Shelley Feldman, Lone Badstue, Anne Rietveld, Wenda Bauchspies, Adelbertus Kamanzi, Amare Tegbaru, Jummai Yila
Published by: Gennovate
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This paper explores the concept of the impact of 'local normative climates' on agency and agricultural livelihoods in Sub Saharan Africa. Taking evidence from 24 village cases from seven sub-Saharan African countries, it discusses how fluid normative expectations change and evolve differently based on gendered norms as well as being influenced by wider social and institutional changes.