KNOWLEDGE, AWARENESS AND ROLE OF WOMEN ON WATERSHED RESOURCE CONSERVATION ANDPROTECTION IN ONE MUNICIPALITY IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBAYJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.9, No. 10)
Publication Date: 2021-10-13
Authors : Jayson N. Olayta; Roscefe Beltran Dy;
Page : 58-65
Keywords : Watershed Water Resources Women Role Conservation Protection Awareness Knowledge;
This study was conducted to determine the knowledge, awareness of the women along bio- physical, economic, political and social characteristics of watershed in relation to water resource management. Also, this will examine the role of women on household and in community and the activities undertakenrelative to the conservation and protection of watershed area in one municipality in the province of Albay, Philippines. The study utilized descriptive research design and data was analyzed using frequency counts, percentage and weighted mean. Data revealed that respondents are much aware of the biophysical, social, political and economic characteristics of watershed, as well on watershed conservation and protection practices. In contribution to water resource conservation women always practiced recycling of water. Women contributed to the conservation and protection because they have the important roles to be undertaken and but most of them were seldom practiced. Social responsibility on both household and community level is required for women as far as watershed is concern.
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