Crisis Management and Resilience
A new paper asks why some Tanzanian farmers are more selfish than others.Read more
The Gender Network invites you to a dialogue with Hon. Baleka Mbete Speaker of the South African Parliament “Gender is My Agender” Wednesday 23 rd September 2015 from 10:00 to 12:00
Sheikh Zayed Centre, FAO – V.le Terme di Caracalla
Increased investments in gender equality are vital if the world is to achieve sustained economic growth and development, United Nations Secretary-General said today during the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia....
What if some climate change projects and policies contribute to causing more inequalities?
When we hear about gender and climate change, we are often told that the impacts of climate change such as shifting rainfall patterns and more frequent droughts and floods are likely to deepen existing gender inequalities.
In a rural community of the so-called ‘dry-...
This success story written by Anauim Valerín Pérez, a young journalist and environmental activist, is part of the "Young women and Youth's Gender Perspectives in Agricultural Development" series that spotlight young professionals' experiences for women's empowerment in agricultural development. From research to...Read more
Delegates to the 9th conference on community-based adaptation visited Makueni, Eastern Kenya and interacted with local communities thereby learning about various initiatives being implemented to address climate change and food insecurity.
“We have heard the challenges these farmers face first hand due to climate change impacts. The various adaptation initiatives...
This paper analyses gender differences in awareness and adoption of climate-smart agricultural (CSA) practices. It examines what factors are associated with the likelihood of adoption of a wide range of CSA practices for 376 women and 375 men in two different areas of Kenya. This information is aimed at improving the targeting and design of interventions that are trying to achieve greater and...Read more
The tragic loss of Paul Kantor during a terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday 13 May have left many of her colleagues in the development world and friends with great sadness.
Paula who joined CIMMYT in February 2015 as a senior scientist (gender and development specialist), was leading CIMMYT’s ambitious new project to...Read more