Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

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Summary of the FAO policy on gender equality

Gender equality is central to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations’ (FAO’s) mandate to achieve food security for all by raising levels of nutrition, improving agricultural productivity and natural resource management, and improving the lives of rural populations. FAO...

Posted on 23/02/2015
Posted by Ms Amelia Ochoa
Topic(s): Agricultural Policies
Realizing Women's Rights to Land and other Productive Resources

This publication is based on the results of an expert group meeting on good practices in realizing women’s rights to productive resources, with a focus on land. The meeting was convened by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (...

Posted on 19/02/2015
Posted by Ms Amelia Ochoa
Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security, Land and other Assets
Hands, by Vjeran Lisjak.

This BRIDGE Cutting Edge Overview Report and In Brief makes the case for a new, gender-aware understanding of food security, arguing that partial, apolitical and gender-blind diagnoses of the problem of food and nutrition insecurity is leading to insufficient policy responses and the failure to...

Posted on 11/02/2015
Posted by Ms Amelia Ochoa
Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Agripreneurship, finance and markets, Food and Nutrition Security, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Crisis Management and Resilience

Over the past few decades, scholars and practitioners working on gender and development issues have advocated for more in-depth analyses that explore and foster change in the social institutions that create and perpetuate gender inequalities. Gender integration approaches in a research and...

Posted on 05/01/2015
Posted by Erna Klupacs
Type of resource: Case study Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work

A new volume of policy notes summarizes the findings from the project “Enhancing Women’s Assets to Manage Risk under Climate Change: Potential for Group-Based Approaches.” From the IFPRI Research Program on Climate Change, Collective...

Posted on 08/12/2014
Topic(s): Crisis Management and Resilience

The Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project (GAAP) team has released a new guide, Reducing the Gender Asset Gap Through Agricultural Development, explains the importance of...

Posted on 03/12/2014
Posted by Erna Klupacs
Topic(s): Land and other Assets, Agricultural Policies

Irma Clots-Figueras, Associate Professor of Economics at Carlos III Madrid University, makes a strong case that gender equality targets are not just about rights – they also make economic sense. She argues that ensuring...

Posted on 18/11/2014
Posted by Erna Klupacs
Type of resource: Case study Topic(s): Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Agricultural Policies

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

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