The role of gender is dominant in agriculture development and income, especially the
role of the housewife. They are dominant in house duties, controlling the financial, childrens
education, village or farm events, and increase the income for their families. The researchs aims
are to determined the role of gender in the household, farming, project activities in doing rural
activities, and in increasing farmers income based on the research done in North Sulawesi, South
Sulawesi, and Gorontalo. It can be concluded that the housewifes role in doing daily chores,
decising, farming activities, doing farming activities, joining rural activities, and increasing the
family income are more dominant than male.
Notoatmodjo B. (2001). Peranan Gender dalam Usaha Tani di Kawasan Indonesia Bagian Timur. The Winners, 2 (2), 116-129.