Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

Publications

State of World Population 2015 - Shelter from the Storm [Media]

The UNFPA has published its State of World Population report 2015 , entitled Shelter from the Storm: A tranformative agenda for women and girls. The report highlights the fragility, vulnerability and growing inequality of women and girls in the face of crisis situations. 

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29/12/2015
Scoping Study of Gender-responsive Agricultural Services for Rural Poverty Reduction in Africa [Document]

This report synthesizes findings from seven country scoping studies on gender-responsive approaches to rural advisory services (RAS) in Africa. The studies, which were conducted in seven countries (Benin, Ethiopia,...

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11/12/2015
Video: Women for Climate Action at COP21 [Media]

Women, particularly those in developing countries, are on the frontlines of climate change. One of the focus of the UNFCCC Momentum for Change initiative is "Women for Results" that showcases women leadership on climate action around the world.

This video was originally published by UNFCCC on Dec 10, 2015.

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11/12/2015
Gender Inclusive Research: Why and How [Media]

3 reasons why agricultural research should be gender inclusive, and 3 ways to do it. 6-minute animation created by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in collaboration with ICESI University (Colombia).

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7/12/2015
Philip Erick Otieno: Gender equality is a men's issue [Media]

Philip Erick Otieno grew up in an urban slum in Kenya and regularly witnessed acts of violence against women and girls. Today he's the Executive Director of...

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2/12/2015
Nutrition toolkit on Integrated homestead food production [Document]

Integrated homestead food production (IHFP) is considered to be a nutrition-sensitive, pro-poor and women-controlled approach to household food production that includes vegetable and fruit gardens, backyard livestock-raising and small fish ponds. It can enhance poor rural people’s access to a variety of nutritious fresh foods, grown in close proximity to their households and requiring...

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2/12/2015
Evidence of impact: climate-smart agriculture in Africa [Document]

Agriculture across Africa must undergo a significant transformation to meet the multiple challenges of climate change, food insecurity, malnutrition, poverty and environmental degradation. The case studies described here are just some of the climate-smart agricultural practices that already exist in Africa. This publication aims to inspire farmers, researchers, business leaders, policy makers...

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26/11/2015
Empowering Women: Uncovering Financial Inclusion Barriers [Document]

Microfinance plays a significant role in providing sustainable livelihoods to disadvantaged groups all over the world. The provision of loans, savings and payment products for the underserved and unbanked populations is critical to promoting inclusive finance. Research shows that over 70% of beneficiaries of the financial inclusion agenda are women. The gender impact of microfinance is...

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25/11/2015
Listening to Women Fishers on the Sekong River [Document]

The accelerated economic development of landlocked Laos, combined with extreme climate variables, points to dramatic transformations in subsistence fisheries on its rivers. In the country’s first Fisheries Law, adopted in 2009, co-management of village fisheries is required as a way to promote sustainable development at a local level. The co-management model, however, does not stipulate...

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16/11/2015
Women and Climate Change: Impact and Agency in Human Rights, Security, and Economic Development [Document]

The report frames climate change as a universal human rights imperative, a global security threat, and a pervasive economic strain. Cataloguing the effects of climate change, the study examines the gendered dimensions of sea level rising and flooding;...

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9/11/2015

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