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Involvement in sericulture: Does it matter in the socio-economic improvement of Rural Women?

Pura Obille, Regina Salazar, Jocelyn Higoy

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J. Bio. Env. Sci.21(5), 217-224, November 2022

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Sericulture matters most in improving the socio-economic lives of rural women being very effective and operational in creating job opportunities and family income and in intensifying sustainable development. This investigation explores the involvement of rural women in Sericulture and how it affects their socio-economic lives. The findings indicated how significant sericulture is in employment generation opportunities; improvement of housing conditions and intensified interpersonal relationships between and among family members. Greening and rehabilitation of unutilized land was found essential to include reduction of soil erosion with the planting of mulberry. The organization of sericulture women’s association and regular meetings done were reflected as contributory factors for more successful sericulture enterprise. Educational attainment and farming experience of the rural women are factors for higher socio-economic improvement in Sericulture.

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