Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

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Evidence from BRAC’s challenging the frontiers of poverty reduction—Targeting the ultra poor program in Bangladesh
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Posted on 13/01/2014
Posted by gap admin
Topic(s): Land and other Assets

Fishery changes, caused by modernization and mechanization, globalization and environmental disasters, shift the working spaces, continually destroy and create jobs and livelihoods, and bring greater overlaps in women’s and men’s roles in the household, factory and market place....

Posted on 03/12/2013
Posted by Meryl Williams
Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Agricultural Research and Innovation, Crisis Management and Resilience, Land and other Assets, Agricultural Policies

Meeting food security, nutrition and gender equality objectives entails applying development approaches that allow rural communities to participate and take control of their future. Of the many approaches used by FAO, there is one that is particularly effective at enabling the most marginalised...

Posted on 12/11/2013
Type of resource: Training material Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security, Agricultural Policies

This publication summarises the unique experience of the community listeners’ clubs set up in Niger and the Democratic Republic of Congo by FAO-Dimitra and its partners. These actionbased information and communication processes have proved so successful that Dimitra decided to share the...

Posted on 12/11/2013
Type of resource: Case study Topic(s): Agricultural Policies

New UNRISD research seeks to understand how policy change to strengthen women’s rights occurs. When and why do states respond to women’s claims-making? What are the factors and conditions under which non-state actors can effectively trigger and influence policy change? What are the mechanisms...

Posted on 08/11/2013
Posted by gap admin
Topic(s): Agricultural Policies

Gender equality is an essential component of sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction. Equitable access to more and better jobs in rural areas enable rural women to become effective economic actors and engines of growth; as well as to produce or aquire the food, water, fuel and social...

Posted on 05/11/2013
Posted by Harry Palmier
Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Agricultural Policies
The First Global Conference on Women in Agriculture (GCWA) was held in New Delhi from 13- 15 March 2012 to address a critical gap identified in the...
Posted on 04/11/2013
Posted by gap admin
Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Agricultural Research and Innovation

Women play an important role in the global ricesector as both paid and unpaid family labor. Inmany parts of Asia, women contribute at least half of the total labor input in rice production, performing backbreaking tasks such as transplanting and weeding. After harvest, it is...

Posted on 03/11/2013
Posted by Harry Palmier
Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Agricultural Research and Innovation, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Food and Nutrition Security

Expanding opportunities for women is of intrinsic value. It is also instrumental in fostering development. Realizing the potential of all people is needed to ensure growth, productivity, and a vibrant society. Empowering Women: Legal Rights and Economic Opportunities in Africa brings new data...

Posted on 03/11/2013
Posted by Harry Palmier
Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Agricultural Policies

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