Gender in Agriculture Partnership

Transforming agriculture to empower women and deliver food, nutrition and income security

_Global

Updates and resources posted under this category

On 3-7 August 2016, the Asian Fisheries Society in collaboration with 11th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (11th AFAF) organized the 6th Global Symposium on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries (GAF6) in Bangkok, Thailand. There were six people who represented WorldFish,...

Read more
Posted on : 05/09/2016

Just released by FAO, a set of modules (in Spanish) on decent work - and see below also for the links to 2 GAF6 papers that covered the Costa Rica case studies (these slides in English).,

Capacity Development Modules on Decent Work in Small-scale Fisheries ...

Read more
Posted on : 02/09/2016

The purpose of integrating a gender-transformative perspective into savings and internal lending communities (SILC) is to engage men in SILC group participation and support, and to improve gender relations and decision-making processes for enhanced group performance and financial investments. Savings-group programs have historically targeted women, as there is a long-standing assumption that...

Read more
Posted on : 30/08/2016

Gender-transformative approaches aim to move beyond individual self-improvement among women and toward transforming the power dynamics and structures that serve to reinforce gendered inequalities. As defined by the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS), a gender-transformative approach to development goes beyond the "symptoms" of gender inequality to address "the social...

Read more
Posted on : 30/08/2016

One of the three strategic objectives of the IFAD Policy on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment is “to achieve a more equitable balance in workloads and in the sharing of economic and social benefits”.

Rural women of all ages spend much of their day engaged in domestic chores, including collecting water and firewood, processing and preparing food, travelling and transporting, and...

Read more
Posted on : 24/08/2016

The IFAD-supported Soum Son Seun Jai – Community-based Food Security and Economic Opportunities Programme – targets approximately 85,000 household members of whom 50 per cent are women. It works to build integrated farming systems and promote access to markets, especially by highly vulnerable, food-insecure and ethnically diverse rural households. The programme has made solid strides...

Read more
Posted on : 24/08/2016

The CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network has compiled a catalogue of research studies to provide an overview of ongoing and past gender related research across CGIAR.

The studies that can be entered to this catalogue can be:

  • CGIAR Research that involves the use of sex-disaggregated data: data on individual men and women
  • CGIAR Research that involves the use...
Read more
Posted on : 16/08/2016

With its twisted cables and flickering computer screens, the room commandeered by the GENNOVATE study team at the headquarters of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) near Mexico City looks more like a Silicon Valley hackathon than what most would understand as gender research. Yet up on the main screen,...

Read more
Posted on : 16/08/2016

Science-based innovation is at the heart of CGIAR’s vision of its impact on poverty reduction, food security and climate-smart resource management. Impactful innovation needs to be socially inclusive and gender-equitable. CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs) conduct research to guide and improve the gender-responsiveness or transformative effects of CGIAR innovation. The CGIAR Gender and Agriculture...

Read more
Posted on : 25/07/2016

Pages

Subscribe to Material from GAP on _Global