Making the case for gender-responsive adaptation planning in Uruguay: The importance of sex-disaggregated data

Year published: 2019

This case study shares Uruguay’s recent experiences collecting and analyzing sex-disaggregated data relevant to adaptation planning in the agriculture sectors. It describes the findings from a qualitative and quantitative study that aimed to generate information about resources as well as symbolic, cultural, and economic barriers affecting adaptation in agricultural production from a gender perspective. The case study summarizes lessons learned both for planners in Uruguay’s agriculture sectors, as well as for decision-makers in other countries who are interested in better understanding and tracking gender dimensions of adaptation in agriculture.

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