Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

Publications

Integration of gender considerations in Climate-Smart Agriculture R4D in South Asia: Useful Research Questions [Document]
Agriculture takes place in a social context. South Asia is a large and heterogeneous region of mixed farming systems and different cultures and social systems, which can enable or constrain opportunities and outcomes differently, for different social groups. Gender and other social relational factors have direct implications for who is able to learn about, try out, take up, and benefit from...
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20/4/2018
Farmers' Rights to Seed: Experiences from Guatemala [Media]

To celebrate the often unsung work of farming communities, GFAR has commissioned a series of short videos telling the farmers’ stories in their own words. In this second video in the series, farmers in Guatemala relate first-hand their challenges and successes as guardians of crop seed and the breeders of new varieties. The videos tell a vital story of why the living conservation and use of...

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9/3/2018
Catalogue of Innovations and Good Practices on Gender and Resilience [Document]

The innovations and good practices were collected through a Call for Innovations. Innovators across Africa were invited...

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5/2/2018
Women in agriculture: Four myths [Document]

 Women in agriculture: Four myths. Global Food Security. Available online 6 November 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2017.10.001 

Open Access funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

As the global community...

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9/11/2017
Getting to grips with IFAD’s new Glossary on gender issues [Document]

IFAD’s Language Services and the Gender Desk have launched a multilingual glossary that provides a harmonized vocabulary in Arabic, English, French and Spanish. It contains a multilingual listing of some 130 relevant terms and definitions. The common objectives are to enhance language use and standardize terminology of gender issues for IFAD documentation, publications and in all aspects of...

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26/4/2017
IFAD’s new Glossary on gender issues [Document]

IFAD’s Language Services and the Gender Desk have launched a multilingual glossary that provides a harmonized vocabulary in Arabic, English, French and Spanish. It contains a multilingual listing of some 130 relevant terms and definitions. The common objectives are to enhance language use and standardize terminology of gender issues for IFAD documentation, publications and in all aspects of...

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25/4/2017
Training Manual: Gender leadership in humanitarian action [Document]

Gender interacts with multiple factors including but not limited to age, ethnicity, disability, caste, class, religion and environment, to determine an individual’s ability to be aware of, lay claim to, and access their rights and entitlements. In times of crisis – whether slow or sudden onset, climate or conflict driven – there are shifts in how these factors interact that present...

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13/4/2017
Gender justice and food security in India: A review [Document]

There is ample evidence to suggest a strong correlation between gender inequality and food and nutrition insecurity, yet the policy discourse around food and nutrition security in India has largely been gender-blind. This paper, based on a review of existing literature and emerging research, emphasizes the need to place gender justice at the center of all food and nutrition interventions, if...

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13/4/2017
Final report of the UN High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment [Document]

The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General established the High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment to bring together leaders from different constituencies—government, civil society, business and international organizations—to launch a shared global agenda that accelerates women’s economic participation and empowerment in support of implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...

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17/3/2017
Strategy for Inclusion and Visibility of Indigenous Women [Document]

This strategy crystalizes UN Women’s long-standing commitment to indigenous women. It serves as the organization’s first official frame of reference for bringing UN Women’s programming to scale in a coherent and consistent manner across the organization.

The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) formulates recommendations to the United Nations (UN) System on ways...

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6/1/2017

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