There is a knowledge gap on the extent to which donor-supported agribusiness initiatives engage with the gender transformative agenda. The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development commissioned a study focusing on WEE in agribusiness initiatives, under the gender work stream to enhance the inclusiveness of agribusiness portfolio.
Empowering women cocoa farmers not only has a positive impact on the lives of women, men and communities, but also has a business advantage.
The insights contained in this document will help unlock the potential demand for a CES among women farmers in particular, who have been under-targeted and underserved. It will also provide best practices on how to integrate gender at all levels: individual community, and within CES organization.
FAO y el Gobierno de Brasil, representado por la Agencia Brasileña de Cooperación (ABC), trabajan juntos desde el 2012 para fortalecer el sector algodonero por medio de la Cooperación Sur-Sur Trilateral y tiene como uno de sus ejes estratégicos dar visibilidad al rol que cumplen las mujeres productoras de algodón, así como generar informaciones que […]
El análisis de los sistemas agroalimentarios sostenibles desde la perspectiva de género visibiliza los aportes de las mujeres en la producción, transformación y comercialización de alimentos en las cadenas de valor de yuca (Belice), quinua (Bolivia), maíz (Guatemala) y el cultivo del algodón a nivel regional. Muchos estudios han abordado el tema de la producción […]
Africa is experiencing the impacts of climate change, yet there is wide variation in the capacity of women and men to adequately cope with its effects. Although the research base is wide and growing every day, this fact sheet centers on a select group of themes in literature around gender and climate change in Africa, […]
Trócaire programmes have been addressing gender issues in numerous ways throughout Trócaire’s history and take pride in the many successes of our partnerships in highlighting gender imbalances and applying interventions to redress them. Trócaire has a specialised gender team with six programmes and also mainstreams gender throughout all its activities from policy to implementation. Rural […]
A powerful tool in the fight against climate change: Small farmers with secure rights to land are better environmental stewards.
Policies, institutions and services to help farmers develop new approaches to deal with climate change will need to produce results for women farmers as well as men. This brief provides five policy lessons to support this process, based on evidence from research in low- and middle income countries and offers guidelines for crafting gender-responsive climate […]
Survey responses illustrate how gender considerations are being integrated in environmental ministries.