Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

Publications

AGRA Gender Strategy [Document]

AGRA’s commitment to gender mainstreaming is motivated by its mandate to transform African agriculture and reduce poverty and hunger. It is attempting to do so by raising farm yields, productivity and incomes of millions of small-scale farmers, including women who are critical players in African agriculture.
There is compelling evidence to show that relative to their male counterparts,...

Posted by Harry Palmier
29/9/2013
State of Food and Agriculture - Women in agriculture: closing the gender gap for development [Document]

The agriculture sector is underperforming in many developing countries, and one of the key reasons is that women do not have equal access to the resources and opportunities they need to be more productive. This report clearly confirms that the Millennium Development Goals on gender equality (MDG 3) and...

Posted by Harry Palmier
29/9/2013
GENDER AND CLIMATE CHANGE RESEARCH IN AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT [Document]

CLIMATE CHANGE does not affect everyone in the same way. Men and women are affected differently. Their responses to the impacts of climate change also differ, especially when it comes to safeguarding their food security and livelihoods. Although women are important food producers and providers, they have limited access to and control of resources, on the one hand. On the other hand, because of...

Posted by Harry Palmier
26/9/2013
Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook [Document]

Recognizing the role of gender equality, key development organizations have engaged in a process of mainstreaming gender into agricultural development. The World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) have made some progress in their gender-mainstreaming strategies and have recently embarked on more action-oriented...

Posted by Harry Palmier
25/9/2013
Gap flyer
GAP flyer [Document]

The initial flyer created for the GAP pertnership

Posted by gap admin
2/8/2013
Glossary of sustainable development
Glossary of sustainable development [Document]

Currently the international community is discussing the elaboration of a new framework of development goals, possibly called sustainable development goals (SDG’s), which are supposed to replace the Millenium Development Goals in 2015. This is a good time to discuss and conceptualize what sustainable development actually means in the current context of crises on many fronts (economic crises,...

Posted by gap admin
2/8/2013
Synthesis report from the Global Conference on Women in Agriculture [Document]

The First Global Conference on Women in Agriculture (GCWA) held in New Delhi (13-15 March 2012) was organized by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), the AsiaPacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), and was supported by the multi-stakeholder Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) through a new mechanism “Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP)”....

Posted by gap admin
2/8/2013
Gender in Agricultural Partnership (GAP) Case Study - Niger [Document]
The aim of the Gender and Agriculture Partnership (GAP) – an open and inclusive partnership program between gender experts in the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the Consultative  Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) AWARD program, the FARA Sub Saharan  Africa Challenge Program (SSA-CP), NGO networks and...
Posted by gap admin
5/4/2013

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