Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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This report reviews the literature and evidence within the fields of gender, climate change and disasters, suggesting that although there are gaps in existing knowledge, policy is often not based on the existing evidence but on stereotypical notions.

Drawing lessons from the gender and...

Posted on 14/11/2014
Posted by Erna Klupacs
Topic(s): Agricultural Research and Innovation, Crisis Management and Resilience, Land and other Assets

Sustainability and gender have been prominent on the development agenda since the 1980s, but there has been little systematic study of the links between the two. This review draws on ecofeminist theory, feminist political ecology,...

Posted on 27/10/2014
Posted by Erna Klupacs
Type of resource: Research paper Topic(s): Land and other Assets

The GAAP Gender & Assets toolkit, originally created in February 2012, has now been updated! This updated version includes case studies from each of the portfolio projects, a new section on key "lessons learned", and links to the tools used in each project. More information on GAAP can be...

Posted on 15/10/2014
Posted by Chiara Kovarik
Type of resource: Training material Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security, Agricultural Research and Innovation, Land and other Assets

This country profile, prepared by the Social Protection Division (ESP) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), aims to contribute to a better understanding of the types and the degree of existing employment-related gender inequalities in rural settings of Tanzania...

Posted on 02/10/2014
Posted by Erna Klupacs
Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work

International organizations have spearheaded initiatives to increase the focus on gender issues. FAO's The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2012 highlighted gender mainstreaming as a key issue facing the sector. These developments led the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department to...

Posted on 22/09/2014
Posted by Erna Klupacs
Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Land and other Assets

The guide is an important resource for development professionals and researchers working with households and communities. The objective of the gender and climate training guide is to address the lack of information on how men and women adapt to, and mitigate climate change.

The...

Posted on 19/09/2014
Posted by Erna Klupacs
Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security, Crisis Management and Resilience

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) baseline survey results, summarizing both findings from the WEAI survey and the relationships between the WEAI and...

Posted on 05/09/2014
Posted by Chiara Kovarik
Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security, Land and other Assets

Sheep and goats are generally considered a key asset for rural livelihoods with advantages over other large livestock. They also play significant economic and cultural roles. In the Ethiopian highlands mixed crop-livestock and lowland pastoral system, goats have a very important role...

Posted on 28/08/2014
Posted by Erna Klupacs
Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Land and other Assets

This report discusses how WFP has approached gender mainstreaming in its Purchase for Progress (P4P) initiative, and examines how P4P contributed to empowering smallholder women farmers over a five-year pilot period. It documents how WFP went beyond adopting symbolic gender considerations to...

Posted on 14/07/2014
Posted by Erna Klupacs
Topic(s): Agricultural Labor and Descent Work

This report addresses a frequently overlooked but extremely important part of world food and nutrition security: the role and importance of fish in seeking food and nutrition security for all. Fisheries and aquaculture have often been arbitrarily separated from other parts of the food and...

Posted on 10/07/2014
Posted by Erna Klupacs
Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security

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