Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

Publications

Maritime Studies journal Special Issue: "(En)Gendering Change in Small-scale Fisheries and Fishing Communities in a Globalized World" (12 articles) [Document]

This thematic collection, entitled “(En)Gendering Change in Small-scale Fisheries and Fishing Communities in a Globalized World”, emerged many years ago and finally materialized, thanks to the support of the Cluster “Women & Gender in Fisheries” of Too Big To Ignore, and the Working Group “Gendered Seas” of Ocean Past Platform (OPP) a European Union COST Action. In order to...

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29/10/2018
Ladder of Power and Freedom: Qualitative data collection tool to understand local perceptions of agency and decision making [Document]

The Ladder of Power and Freedom module is a qualitative data collection tool designed to provide numerical and narrative data on perceptions of the capacities of local men and women to exercise agency and make major decisions in their lives. The focus group module features four questions and two interactive ranking exercises for either focus group or semi-structured interview instruments....

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1/6/2018
FOURTH CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORT - RWEE [Document]

The Joint Programme on “Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women” (JP RWEE)” is the only global initiative where FAO, IFAD, WFP and UN Women are working together to achieve sustainable development for rural women in Ethiopia, Guatemala, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Nepal, Niger, and Rwanda.

In 2017, funding of US$ 3,050,595 was received in the JP RWEE Trust Fund (TF...

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31/5/2018
Integration of gender considerations in Climate-Smart Agriculture R4D in South Asia: Useful Research Questions [Document]
Agriculture takes place in a social context. South Asia is a large and heterogeneous region of mixed farming systems and different cultures and social systems, which can enable or constrain opportunities and outcomes differently, for different social groups. Gender and other social relational factors have direct implications for who is able to learn about, try out, take up, and benefit from...
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20/4/2018
Farmers' Rights to Seed: Experiences from Guatemala [Media]

To celebrate the often unsung work of farming communities, GFAR has commissioned a series of short videos telling the farmers’ stories in their own words. In this second video in the series, farmers in Guatemala relate first-hand their challenges and successes as guardians of crop seed and the breeders of new varieties. The videos tell a vital story of why the living conservation and use of...

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9/3/2018
Catalogue of Innovations and Good Practices on Gender and Resilience [Document]

The innovations and good practices were collected through a Call for Innovations. Innovators across Africa were invited...

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5/2/2018
Women in agriculture: Four myths [Document]

 Women in agriculture: Four myths. Global Food Security. Available online 6 November 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2017.10.001 

Open Access funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

As the global community...

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9/11/2017
Getting to grips with IFAD’s new Glossary on gender issues [Document]

IFAD’s Language Services and the Gender Desk have launched a multilingual glossary that provides a harmonized vocabulary in Arabic, English, French and Spanish. It contains a multilingual listing of some 130 relevant terms and definitions. The common objectives are to enhance language use and standardize terminology of gender issues for IFAD documentation, publications and in all aspects of...

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26/4/2017
IFAD’s new Glossary on gender issues [Document]

IFAD’s Language Services and the Gender Desk have launched a multilingual glossary that provides a harmonized vocabulary in Arabic, English, French and Spanish. It contains a multilingual listing of some 130 relevant terms and definitions. The common objectives are to enhance language use and standardize terminology of gender issues for IFAD documentation, publications and in all aspects of...

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25/4/2017
Training Manual: Gender leadership in humanitarian action [Document]

Gender interacts with multiple factors including but not limited to age, ethnicity, disability, caste, class, religion and environment, to determine an individual’s ability to be aware of, lay claim to, and access their rights and entitlements. In times of crisis – whether slow or sudden onset, climate or conflict driven – there are shifts in how these factors interact that present...

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13/4/2017

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