Africulture: A role-playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming
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Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Africulture: A role-playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

The simulation game ‘Africulture’ was played on Tuesday 4 April 2001 on the initiative of the section of Development Economics. Participating were students with some background in Development Economics or Rural Economics, as well as staff from the DevEc section. Below pictures of the event.


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Waiting for start of the game


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Marleen explains...


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

This is not as complicated as

it looks


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Household formation


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Preparing for the first year


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

You think subsistence agriculture is hard work? It is all

about management and crucial decision making:

tough talking.


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Allocation of labour to agricultural tasks

and household chores.


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Hans(l) should know how to play this game: he has

written a PhD thesis on household economics


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Meticulous planning


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

A free lunch?


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

The most difficult task: feeding the family

after harvest


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

How do real farmers do it without calculator?


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Feed your family first, then yourself


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Valentina managing her household(s) very

effectively


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Tough negotiations, but also great fun


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Hans left one household for another


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Small households also trying to survive


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Marleen manages the graveyard: many babies

didn’t make it


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Is it enough to try my luck in town?


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

The urban economy: a gambling house


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

What is the calorie-equivalent of 1 Afri?


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Farm households’ terms of trade


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Casava and beans labour allocation sheet


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

Score sheet


Africulture a role playing game to experience gender roles in subsistence farming

All agree: a very useful teaching device


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