Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

Resources

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

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

Pages

Subscribe to Genderin Agriculture Partnership (GAP) - Resources