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FAO welcomes the celebration of the International Year of the Woman Farmer in 2026

Approved by the UN General Assembly, it will increase awareness of the crucial role women farmers play in agrifood systems
The UN General Assembly has declared 2026 as the International Year of the Woman Farmer, following a resolution proposed by the United States and supported by the FAO. This initiative aims to highlight the crucial role of women farmers in food security, nutrition, and poverty eradication, and to address the...
2024 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Diagnosis of aquaculture employment governance in selected African countries

Many countries are promoting aquaculture as one of the prime drivers of the rural economy and the employment of women and youth. However, the industry is criticized for inadequately representing the needs of workers. Most African countries have shown a willingness to advance industry goals through domestic programme planning and...
2024 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Champs écoles féminins dédiés aux pratiques agroécologiques au Bénin

Le Projet de Transition Agroécologique dans les Zones Cotonnières du Bénin (TAZCO 2) a pour principal objectif d’améliorer de façon durable les revenus des exploitations et des rendements agricoles dans les systèmes à base coton, par la restauration et l’amélioration de la fertilité des sols, grâce à l’adoption de pratiques...
2024 - Tazco

Artículo de revista especializada
“It doesn’t matter at all—we are family”: Titling and joint property rights in Myanmar

Many policy makers and academics striving for more gender equality consider joint property rights as preferable over sole rights, since the latter often discriminate against women. Several governments in low-, middle- and high-income countries have therefore imposed joint rights through modifications of statutory law or mandatory joint property registration. We...
2024 - International Food Policy Research Institute IFPRI

On International Women’s Day, Voices from the Slow Food Movement Show that Agroecology Is Key to Promoting Inclusion

“Inspire Inclusion”: That’s the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, a particularly current and meaningful topic given the current sociopolitical and environmental crises through which we are living. “Food concerns us all. Yet the role of those who bring food to our tables, and especially the role of women within food...
2024 - Slow Food

Cultivating inclusive change for women in agriculture

How SCALA is strengthening gender-responsive climate action from local practices to national frameworks
The report underscores the pivotal role of women in agrifood systems globally, often serving as the backbone of employment and livelihoods, particularly in developing nations. Despite increasing recognition in climate plans, women still encounter marginalization and vulnerability in agriculture, facing low-skilled and informal work. Addressing this necessitates integrating gender considerations...
Cambodia - Colombia - Uganda
2024 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Revista especializada
Tropical Forest Issues - Agroforestry at work

"Why do many farmers still resist adopting and scaling agroforestry? Are the economic benefits not enough, or not perceived to be enough? Or are there other reasons? These are the questions that were asked when work began on Tropical Forest Issues 62. This issue contextualizes agroforestry in four introductory articles in...
2024 - Tropenbos International

L'espoir au delà des crises - Entrepreneuriat des femmes : développons le consommer local !

Dans ce podcast, Délia Diabangouaya, co­fondatrice de ChocoTogo au Togo et Maimouna Diori, fondatrice et directrice générale de la Laitière du Sahel au Niger nous racontent leur parcours, difficultés et espoirs en tant qu’entrepreneuses et grandes adeptes du consommer local. Elles nous parlent de la place primordiale des femmes dans la...
2024 - Comité Français pour la Solidarité Internationale

La femme rurale face aux défis d’irrigation

Agridigitale TV propose un documentaire inédit qui retrace les défis d’accès à l’eau et surtout à l’irrigation des femmes rurales et agricultrices des différentes régions du Togo. Véritable levier de renforcement de l’autonomie économique des femmes, l’irrigation est donc un enjeux majeur dans le secteur agricole togolais.

L'espoir au delà des crises - Environnement : les femmes, piliers du savoir agro-écologique

Si aujourd'hui on parle d’agroécologie, c'est grâce aux savoirs et pratiques des femmes rurales dans l'agriculture vivrière. Leur refuser le droit d’accès à la terre au profit de l’agrobusiness sonne le glas de notre santé environnementale et de notre souveraineté alimentaire. Comment préserver les savoir-faire ancestraux tout en les adaptant aux...
2024 - Comité Français pour la Solidarité Internationale

Hoja informativa
Mali: Fostering Agricultural Productivity Project

This project introduced a range of renewable energy technologies to enhance the lives of rural people. Biogas digesters were coupled with latrines and slurry storage was developed. Sustainable bio slurry will replace chemical fertilizers, allowing households to save money and consume healthier foods. Biogas digesters also alleviate burdens on women...
2024 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Making Climate-Smart Cocoa Inclusive: Towards a Framework for Gender Transformation

Climate-Smart Cocoa (CSC), a strategic offshoot of the wider Climate-Smart Agriculture, is gaining ground in Ghana, a cocoa export-dependent country. CSC is imperative, given the rapidly declining forests, prolonged periods of drought, pest and disease infestations, and fluctuating cocoa yields attributed to climate variability and change. Although many interventions are...
2024 - University of South Africa

The unjust climate

Measuring the impacts of climate change on rural poor, women and youth
Developing policies to foster inclusive rural transformation processes requires better evidence on how climate change is affecting the livelihoods and economic behaviours of vulnerable rural people, including women, youths and people living in poverty. In particular, there is little comparative, multi-country and multi-region evidence to understand how exposure to weather...
2024 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de blog
Towards gender equality: A novel index to measure the empowerment of women in livestock keeping households

The Women’s Empowerment Livestock Index (WELI) is tailored for areas where livestock farming is prominent, aiming to assess the impact of livestock interventions on women's empowerment. By identifying effective interventions, the index seeks to improve empowerment opportunities for women in the sector, thereby enhancing household livelihoods, nutrition, and gender equity....
2024 - International Livestock Research Institute

Good Practices for the Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas

Euromontana kicks off the year with the publication of its annual booklet of good practices for sustainable mountain development. This publication showcases 10 inspiring initiatives from across Europe (EU and non-EU) collected by Euromontana throughout 2023 to promote initiatives that drive sustainable change in mountain areas. The booklet covers key issues for...
Austria - France - Germany - Italy - Norway - Poland - Romania - Spain - Switzerland
2024 - Euromontana - European Association of Mountain Areas

Hoja informativa
Developing Gender Transformative Approaches to Strengthen Women’s Land Rights in Bangladesh. Foundational Gender Analysis

Gender Transformative Approaches address root causes of gender inequality by fostering lasting changes in decision-making and resource control, offering a strategic framework to enhance women’s empowerment in accessing and managing land and production means, as well as natural resources.

Artículo de blog
World Water Day 2024: Invest in women for peace and water security

This year's World Water Day theme, "Water for Peace," is particularly relevant given the global water, food, and humanitarian crises. These crises, exacerbated by conflicts, disproportionately affect women and girls, highlighting the urgent need to empower women in water management and crisis response. Investing in women not only enhances peace...
2024 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFRPI)

Artículo de blog
New toolkit amplifies inclusive innovation: user research can boost gender-responsive design

The role of digital innovation in agri-food systems is growing exponentially—the potential of digital tools to revolutionize how we detect disease, plan for sustainable use of inputs, or create awareness of seasonal extreme weather  events is unchallenged. However, what has been challenged is the inclusivity of the benefits of this...

CGIAR Research Initiative on Transforming Agrifood Systems in South Asia

Annual Technical Report 2023
In 2023, the CGIAR Research Initiative on Transforming Agrifood Systems in South Asia (TAFSSA) addressed the nexus of poverty, social inequities, malnutrition, environmental degradation, and climate change through research and innovation. Collaborating with 10 CGIAR Research Initiatives, engaging with five bilateral projects aligned with Initiative goals, and partnering with two...
Bangladesh - India - Nepal - Pakistan
2024 - CGIAR

Gender equality and social inclusion for youth organizations

Methodological guidelines
Youth networks and organizations of young farmers, producers and entrepreneurs play a central role as partners in development initiatives that target youth in rural and agrifood spaces. By understanding and applying gender‑transformative and socially inclusive approaches, youth organizations can become more equitable, accessible, impactful and pluralistic platforms that legitimately represent...
2024 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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