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Women’s Land Rights in Colombia

Securing Women’s Resource Rights through Gender Transformative Approaches
This paper reviews land governance in Colombia to examine how legal, institutional, and cultural frameworks influence women’s land rights. It reviews existing statutory regulations and institutional structures defining land rights in Colombia and their relevance for women. It will examine tenure interventions in Colombia and the existing gaps and constraints...
2024 - Center for International Forestry Research and World Agroforestry (CIFOR-ICRAF)

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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)

In the Pacific coast of Colombia, guardians of the mangrove sow seeds of change

The 'shell women' of the Pacific coast of Nariño have promoted sustainable harvesting and use of a native mollusk called piangua for the many generations. They are also at the forefront of mitigating climate change and leading mangrove conservation.
2024 - UNWOMEN

Autonomisation économique des femmes en Afrique

Réduire l’écart entre les sexes sur le marché du travail, pour assurer l’émancipation économique des femmes. Bien qu’elles enregistrent l’un des taux de participation au marché du travail parmi les plus élevés, les femmes d’Afrique subsaharienne sont toujours confrontées à de nombreux obstacles qui limitent leur accès à un emploi...
2024 - Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

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)

Article 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

Bulletin d'information
Yemaya Newsletter No.66, March 2023

Yemaya No. 66, dated March 2023, features articles on IYAFA Asia workshop, National level women in fisheries workshop in Chennai, India, article on gender and marine plastic pollution, report of a panel discussion during the 8th global symposium  on gender in aquaculture and fisheries. Kyoko Kusakabe write that gender responsive fisheries require not only...
2024 - The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF)

A toolkit for incorporating fish into the home-grown school feeding programme

Food and nutrition security is one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals enshrined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In an attempt to contribute to reaching this objective, school feeding programmes are serving meals to over 418 million pre-primary, primary and secondary schoolchildren around the world. The positive experience...
2024 - FAO

Article de revue spécialisée
Rural out-migration and water governance: Gender and social relations mediate and sustain irrigation systems in Nepal

Rural out-migration is changing agrarian political economies and natural resource governance worldwide, and gender and social relations play an important mediating role. The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of rural out-migration on collective action in farmer-managed irrigation systems, with a particular focus on household structure and...
2024 - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Sweden

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

Mechanization supports women farmers’ productivity, but impact on empowerment is inconclusive

Mechanization is regarded as a key tool in the empowerment of women in agriculture. It is often associated with an increase in farmers’ income and time available to invest in alternative economic activities. Evidence suggests a limited but positive impact of mechanization on women’s agricultural productivity. Evidence on the specic...
2024 - CGIAR GENDER Impact Platform

Article de blog
Tackling gender inequality in a climate-changed world: How agrifood and social protection systems can empower women and girls to build climate resilience

Air pollution, rising temperatures, crop failures, and water shortages are increasing pressures on health and agrifood systems. During these crises, households often reduce food consumption, sell assets, migrate or adjust labor allocation between men and women. Women and children are at greater risk of food insecurity due to lower access...
2024 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFRPI)

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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.

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Joint Programme on Gender Transformative Approaches for Food Security and Nutrition: Reinas Obreras: the women apiarists transforming their local community in Ecuador

The story of female beekeepers in Ecuador shows that by giving women more equitable access to resources and markets, improving their technical skills and knowledge, and addressing deeply rooted social norms perpetuating gender inequalities, gender transformative programming has the potential to enhance food security, improve nutrition and transform agrifood systems....
2024 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Article 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)

Article 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...

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Gender Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in Forestry-Related Sectors

About this program Explore how gender equality, diversity, and inclusion drive sustainability and transformative change within forest-related sectors. What you’ll learn: Foster sustainability and facilitate transformative change In today’s evolving forest-related sectors, understanding and integrating gender equality, diversity, and inclusion (GEDI) is crucial for fostering sustainability and facilitating transformative change. This course delves into the...
2024 - The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)

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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