In most parts of the world, women play a major role in agricultural production, a critical component of food security – women farmers bring to bear valuable knowledge in seed selection, vegetative propagation and the reproduction of plants and animals. A growing body of evidence in international development establishes that gender equality at the household and community levels leads to superior agricultural and development outcomes, including increases in farm productivity and improvements in family nutrition.
This report addresses a major research gap by adopting an intersectionality approach to better understand the different climate risks, vulnerabilities, adaptation, and resilience among people of different ages and genders in Northern Thailand.
This case study will explore the training, distribution and support model employed by LivelyHoods, highlighting the accomplishments, challenges and lessons learned along the way. The goal is to provide evidence of the vital role of women in clean energy initiatives, allowing for the prioritization of their involvement across the household clean energy value chain.
The report tries to understand how gender perspectives are being integrated in the forest policies of eight Asian countries: Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Viet Nam.
This training manual has been developed together with FAO to enhance knowledge and skills in gender mainstreaming, including gender analysis and the integration of the findings from the analysis into the design of forestry interventions.
This resource contains key questions to be asked during gender analysis, examples of gender-inclusive design features and gender indicators, and a number of case studies of recent Asian Development Bank-financed projects.
This paper examines gender-based impacts of commercial oil palm in Bugala island, Kalangala district, Uganda, where large scale oil palm development is ongoing.
This report attempts to rectify knowledge gaps by considering women’s voice and agency in decisions related to palm development in Indonesia, and the gendered distribution of associated benefits and costs from oil palm development.
This document provides an overview of research, programmatic trends and upcoming studies that will provide data to help the sector understand the gendered impacts of energy projects and develop best practices.
This manual aims to introduce ‘intersectionality’ to researchers working on forestry and agroforestry who are unfamiliar with the term, and to provide tips and strategies for applying it in their own work