Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

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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

The accelerated economic development of landlocked Laos, combined with extreme climate variables, points to dramatic transformations in subsistence fisheries on its rivers. In the country’s first Fisheries Law, adopted in 2009, co-management of village fisheries is required as a way to promote...

Posted on 16/11/2015
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Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Agricultural Policies

The report frames climate change as a universal human rights imperative, a global security threat, and a pervasive economic strain. Cataloguing the effects...

Posted on 09/11/2015
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Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Crisis Management and Resilience

The report examines the worlds of farming, agricultural extension and basic and applied scientific research through the eyes of nearly 80 women who work in these fields in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. What these women have in common is that they have all at one time or another been...

Posted on 03/11/2015
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Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Agricultural Research and Innovation

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