Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

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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...

Posted on 26/04/2017
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Type of resource: Training material Topic(s): Addressing Gender Gaps in Agricultural Data, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Agricultural Policies, Agricultural Research and Innovation, Agripreneurship, finance and markets, Capacity Development, Climate Change, Crisis Management and Resilience, Empowering Rural Women, Food and Nutrition Security, Foresight, Land and other Assets, Measuring Progress in Women’s Empowerment, Migration, Rural Advisory Services, Women Leaders, Youth

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...

Posted on 25/04/2017
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Type of resource: How to Topic(s): Addressing Gender Gaps in Agricultural Data, Measuring Progress in Women’s Empowerment

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,...

Posted on 13/04/2017
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Type of resource: Training Topic(s): Crisis Management and Resilience

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,...

Posted on 13/04/2017
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Type of resource: Case study Topic(s): Addressing Gender Gaps in Agricultural Data, Agricultural Policies, Food and Nutrition Security

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...

Posted on 17/03/2017
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Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Agricultural Policies, Agripreneurship, finance and markets, Capacity Development, Empowering Rural Women, Land and other Assets, Measuring Progress in Women’s Empowerment, Women Leaders

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...

Posted on 06/01/2017
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Type of resource: Policy paper Topic(s): Agricultural Research and Innovation, Agricultural Policies

In a video interview for the International Day of Rural Women 2016, Prof.Catherine Bertini offers her insights into the challenges facing rural women today, and ways of helping them to unleash their potential. 2003 World Food Prize laureate and former Executive Director of the World Food ...

Posted on 14/10/2016
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Type of resource: Brochure / leaflet Topic(s): Agricultural Research and Innovation

Presented on 22 September 2016 by the High-Level Panel (HLP) for Women’s Economic Empowerment today in the context of the UN General Assembly, the report, entitled "LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND - A...

Posted on 28/09/2016
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Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Agricultural Policies

The purpose of this webinar is to discuss the main contributions of key on-going initiatives to mainstream sex-disaggregated data and gender indicators in agriculture in national censuses and surveys, and to pilot and validate measures of women’s empowerment with particular reference to assets...

Posted on 08/09/2016
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Type of resource: General Topic(s): Agricultural Research and Innovation, Agricultural Policies

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....

Posted on 30/08/2016
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Type of resource: Training material Topic(s): Agripreneurship, finance and markets, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work

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