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Table 3 Division of responsibility for WNEP activities and decisions among men and women

From: Diversity and use of wild and non-cultivated edible plants in the Western Himalaya

Role and responsibility N = 195
Women Men Both
Activities
 Harvesting/collection 55 (28) 45 (23) 95 (49)
 Processing 25 (13) 20 (10) 150 (77)
 Preparation 165 (85) 10 (5) 20 (10)
 Storage 135 (69) 10 (5) 50 (26)
 Marketing/exchange 75 (38) 37 (19) 83 (43)
 Conservation and management 20 (10) 35 (18) 140 (72)
Decision-making
 Harvesting/collection 45 (23) 55 (28) 95 (49)
 Processing 25 (13) 12 (6) 158 (81)
 Preparation 185 (95) 5 (3) 5 (3)
 Storage 160 (82) 10 (5) 25 (13)
 Marketing/exchange 45 (23) 85 (44) 65 (33)
 Conservation and management 48 (25) 30 (15) 117 (60)
  1. Note: figures in brackets are percentage of respondents