Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

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This document reports on progress in the implementation of the IFAD Policy on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment.

It was presented to the Executive Board in December 2015 and published in the “...

Posted on 27/01/2016
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Topic(s): Agripreneurship, finance and markets, Food and Nutrition Security, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Agricultural Research and Innovation, Crisis Management and Resilience, Land and other Assets, Agricultural Policies

Depuis mars 2014, l’Agence Française de Développement (AFD) s’est dotée d’un nouveau cadre d’intervention transversal (CIT) sur le genre et la réduction des inégalités hommes-femmes dans ses activités. L’objectif de...

Posted on 25/01/2016
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Type of resource: How to Topic(s): Agripreneurship, finance and markets, Food and Nutrition Security, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Agricultural Research and Innovation, Crisis Management and Resilience, Land and other Assets, Agricultural Policies

Many West African cocoa households experience a ‘lean season’ before the cocoa harvest, leaving them vulnerable to various events and issues which potentially cause stress – most notably food insecurity. This study, relying primarily on qualitative data from Côte d’Ivoire, examines how income...

Posted on 11/01/2016
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Type of resource: Case study Topic(s): Agricultural Labor and Descent Work

Vietnam was the first country in Asia to initiate the national Payment for Forest Environmental Services (PFES) and is one of the countries under UN-REDD and the World Bank Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF). Gender equity is supported by most national laws and strategies, including the...

Posted on 08/01/2016
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Type of resource: Case study Topic(s): Agricultural Policies

Sex-disaggregated data collection is an important step toward understanding women’s contributions to agriculture and including a gender perspective in agricultural research for development. However, social norms both in farming communities and research organizations often limit the amount of...

Posted on 04/01/2016
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Topic(s): Agricultural Research and Innovation

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...

Posted on 02/12/2015
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Type of resource: How to Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security

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...

Posted on 26/11/2015
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Topic(s): Crisis Management and Resilience

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...

Posted on 25/11/2015
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Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Agricultural Policies

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