Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

Land and other Assets

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Our future - Women in Agriculture

According to Statistical Information on Nepalese Agriculture (2011/2012), 65.6% of Nepali population is involved in agriculture and is still suffering from food insecurity and starvation. Though many inventions, policies and efforts were made in order to improve Nepali citizens’ livelihoods, effective...

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Posted on : 16/12/2014

Disparities on land access are one of the major causes for social and gender inequalities in rural areas. Gender differentiated rights to land have implications on rural food security and nutrition as well as on the wellbeing of rural families and individuals. Learn more about the different factors that relate to gender inequalities embedded in land rights.

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Posted on : 16/12/2014

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 assets - both tangible assets such as land, labor, and animals and intangible assets such as...

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Posted on : 03/12/2014
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GCARD 2015 is the third of three Global Conferences on Agricultural Research for Development. Organized by the Global Forum on Agriculture Research (GFAR) and the CGIAR, it is an inclusive, participatory process and an opportunity to shape the future. It will encourage conversations for...
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Posted on : 27/11/2014
Map of countries where survey respondents are based

In one of its first global partnerships, the World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre) is collaborating with the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) to enhance South-South cooperation on...

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Posted on : 26/11/2014

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 development literature, it outlines some of the key areas of debate common across the three...

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Posted on : 14/11/2014

Source: Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)

SEI’s research on gender focuses on how unequal power relations, formal and informal, affect development opportunities and vulnerability to climate change and other hazards. It also examines the role of institutions in addressing inequalities.

Men and women play different roles...

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Posted on : 13/11/2014

The IFAD, the Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation of Nepal, the Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF), the Nepal Agriculture Co-Operative Central Federation Ltd. (NACCFL) and PROCASUR are honoured to launch the Learning Route: "Women's Empowerment, New Businesses and Sustainable Natural Resource Management in Nepal" from the 06th to the 13th December 2014.

The Route is hosted by...

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Posted on : 12/11/2014

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, intrahousehold literature, and natural resource management case studies and reviews to examine how...

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Posted on : 27/10/2014

Message from John McIntire
Associate Vice-President, Programme Management Department
IFAD Gender Champion

In recognition of the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) in 2014, IFAD is dedicating the International Day of Rural Women on 15 October to the millions of rural women worldwide who live and work on family farms.

It is estimated that smallholder...

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Posted on : 16/10/2014


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