Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

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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

Gender-transformative approaches aim to move beyond individual self-improvement among women and toward transforming the power dynamics and structures that serve to reinforce gendered inequalities. As defined by the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS), a gender-...

Posted on 30/08/2016
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Type of resource: Literature review Topic(s): Agricultural Research and Innovation

One of the three strategic objectives of the IFAD Policy on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment is “to achieve a more equitable balance in workloads and in the sharing of economic and social benefits”.

Rural women of all ages spend much of their day engaged in domestic chores,...

Posted on 24/08/2016
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Type of resource: How to Topic(s): Agricultural Labor and Descent Work

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

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