Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

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This book is the result of a process to better understand the role of gender in agriculture that was initiated by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) in 2009. Recognizing the importance of empowering women farmers, Sida commissioned a study of the gender aspects of...

Posted on 02/10/2013
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Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security, Land and other Assets

This article takes gender inequalities in the distribution of power as its point of departure. Given the widespread evidence of the extent to which women, particularly poor women, have been marginalised in processes by which development policies are designed and implemented, it suggests that...

Posted on 01/10/2013
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Presentation by Jennie Dey de Pryck based on a paper by Naila Kabeer - How to move from gender-aware to gender-transformative development

Posted on 01/10/2013
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Topic(s): Agricultural Research and Innovation, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work

AGRA’s commitment to gender mainstreaming is motivated by its mandate to transform African agriculture and reduce poverty and hunger. It is attempting to do so by raising farm yields, productivity and incomes of millions of small-scale farmers, including women who are critical players in African...

Posted on 29/09/2013
Posted by Harry Palmier
Type of resource: Organizational policy Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Agripreneurship, finance and markets

The agriculture sector is underperforming in many developing countries, and one of the key reasons is that women do not have equal access to the resources and opportunities they need to be more productive. This...

Posted on 29/09/2013
Posted by Harry Palmier
Type of resource: General Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security, Agricultural Policies, Agricultural Research and Innovation

CLIMATE CHANGE does not affect everyone in the same way. Men and women are affected differently. Their responses to the impacts of climate change also differ, especially when it comes to safeguarding their food security and livelihoods. Although women are important food producers and providers,...

Posted on 26/09/2013
Posted by Harry Palmier
Type of resource: Training material Topic(s): Crisis Management and Resilience, Agricultural Research and Innovation, Food and Nutrition Security

Recognizing the role of gender equality, key development organizations have engaged in a process of mainstreaming gender into agricultural development. The World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) have made some...

Posted on 25/09/2013
Posted by Harry Palmier
Type of resource: Policy paper Topic(s): Agricultural Policies, Agricultural Research and Innovation, Food and Nutrition Security, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work
Gap flyer

The initial flyer created for the GAP pertnership

Posted on 02/08/2013
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Type of resource: Brochure / leaflet
Glossary of sustainable development

Currently the international community is discussing the elaboration of a new framework of development goals, possibly called sustainable development goals (SDG’s), which are supposed to replace the Millenium Development Goals in 2015. This is a good time to discuss and conceptualize what...

Posted on 02/08/2013
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Type of resource: Training material Topic(s): Land and other Assets

The First Global Conference on Women in Agriculture (GCWA) held in New Delhi (13-15 March 2012) was organized by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), the AsiaPacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), and was supported by the multi-stakeholder Global Forum...

Posted on 02/08/2013
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Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Agripreneurship, finance and markets

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