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Article de blog
FAO launches global commitment to enhance gender equality in agrifood systems

Investing in women within agrifood systems is crucial for global economic growth and reducing hunger. The FAO's Commit to Grow Equality initiative calls for significant financing and partnerships to empower women in agriculture. High-level speakers at the launch event underscored the importance of gender equality for economic development. The initiative...
2024 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)


It is critical to address the challenges and structural inequalities that hold women back in agrifood systems. FAO is launching a global commitment process to enhance financing for gender equality and women’s empowerment in agrifood systems. Bringing together governments, philanthropy, private sector, United Nations and other multilateral agencies, civil society...
2024 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Article du bulletin d’information
Asia: The gendered economy of dried fish

Being conducted in six countries across South and Southeast Asia, the Dried Fish Matters project is a first-ever exploration of the gendered social economy of dried fish
Dried Fish Matters: Mapping the Social Economy of Dried Fish in South and Southeast Asia for Enhanced Wellbeing and Nutrition, or DFM, is a Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada Partnership Grant project. The project spans a duration of eight years: 2018-2026, and involves research in six focus...
Bangladesh - Cambodia - India - Myanmar - Sri Lanka - Thailand
2023 - The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF)

Document de travail
Gender and climate-resilient agriculture: A review of concepts and practical resources in support of gender-transformative change

To advance the use of gender-transformative approaches in climate-resilient agriculture (CRA), a review of practical resources that could support researchers and practitioners in applying gender and CRA was undertaken. The review consolidates and assesses diverse, practical resources—including research tools, methods and broader guidance—that aim to address gender inequalities/inequities, climate and...
2023 - CGIAR

Étude de cas
Smartphones are boosting gender equality in Georgia and beyond

Women smallholder farmers are leveraging technology and innovation as new agricultural tools
Nestled in the vast plains of Georgia, in the shadows of the snow-covered Caucasus mountains, Malika Machalikashvili’s farm in Pankisi Gorge was once pretty traditional. She and her family shared the day-to-day work of caring for the livestock and poultry, gardening the vegetables and taking care of the hazelnut orchard,...
2023 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Document de travail
Uncovering the intersection of women’s empowerment and gender equality for climate adaptive capacities in climate hotspots in Zambia

Women in agrifood systems in low- and middle-income countries are more likely than mento be adversely affected by climate change. They also have more limited climate-adaptivecapacities due to socioeconomic and cultural factors, such as restricted access to resources,information and technology, discriminatory gender norms, and limited decision-makingpower. This study examines the...
2023 - CGIAR

Article du bulletin d’information
Yemaya Recommends: Women and men in small-scale fisheries and aquaculture in Asia

Barriers, constraints and opportunities towards equality and secure livelihoods; 186 pages; 2022; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); Bangkok, Thailand. Asia accounts for the highest labour force participation in the small-scale fisheries and aquaculture across all regions of the world. While, historically, the role of women in this...
2023 - The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF)

Document de travail
Fostering gender-transformative change for equality in food systems: A review of methods and strategies at multiple levels

Development and research for development agencies and actors working in agriculture,livestock, fisheries and aquaculture, and natural resource management have beenincreasingly seeking to address gender inequalities in food systems. To date, commonmethods and strategies toward this aim have been designed to work around genderbarriers. Rooted in a gender-accommodative approach, these tend...
2023 - CGIAR

Document de travail
Closing Gender Gaps in Productivity to Advance Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

In this paper we review research studies on gender-based productivity gaps in agriculturewith an objective of assessing the nature of evidence since the wide-ranging productivity gapsreported in the SOFA 2010–2011 of FAO. Broadly, we address two questions. One, what arethe trends in and extent of current gender gaps in productivity?...
2023 - CGIAR

Working with Smallholders

A Handbook for Firms Building Sustainable Supply Chains (Third Edition)
A number of global trends, such as concurrent rises in incomes and urbanization, are driving the increased consumption of meat, dairy, and biofuels. Meeting the demand for products will require considerable increases in global production, particularly in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, where smallholder farming predominates and yields remain low....
2023 - International Finance Corporation

Document de travail
Addressing Gender Inequalities and Strengthening Women’s Agency for Climate-resilient and Sustainable Food Systems

Climate change affects every aspect of the food system, including all nodes along agrifood value chains from production to consumption, the food environments in which people live, and outcomes, such as diets and livelihoods. Women and men often have specific roles and responsibilities within food systems, yet structural inequalities (formal...
2023 - CGIAR

Resilience-Building Through Agroecology

This project led by the Himalayan Permaculture Center is implemented in the Karnali Province, where the NGO has been working since 2011. In this Province, which has the lowest population density and is home to the poorest and marginalized population in Nepal, the project works to collaboratively design and create...
2023 - Agroecology Coalition

Document de travail
Beyond Crops: Towards Gender Equality in Forestry, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Livestock Development

The fisheries, aquaculture, forestry and livestock sectors are critical for sustainingrural livelihoods and achieving food and nutrition security around the world. Yet eachof these sectors produces and sustains important gender and other social inequalities,hindering people who rely on these livelihood systems from achieving their full potential.Drawing on Njuki et al.’s...
2023 - CGIAR

Document de travail
Measuring Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture: Innovations and Evidence

This paper addresses women’s empowerment in agriculture and discusses innovationsin measuring it and emerging evidence on its relationship to development outcomes.Women’s empowerment and gender equality are at the core of gender-transformativechange in agriculture and a more holistic and inclusive approach to how we addressgender in agriculture. We discuss the evolution...
2023 - CGIAR

Article de blog
Nuevo proyecto de la FAO y Guatemala fortalecerá los medios de vida de 116 mil personas del área rural del país

La Organización de Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) y el Gobierno de Guatemala firmaron el acuerdo del proyecto Medios de vida resilientes de pequeños agricultores vulnerables en los paisajes mayas y el corredor seco de Guatemala (RELIVE), iniciativa que proveerá de condiciones para mejorar la seguridad...
2023 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Document de travail
Making Complementary Agricultural Resources, Technologies and Services More Gender Responsive

Rural women in low- and middle-income countries face multiple constraints in accessingand benefiting from essential complementary resources, technologies and services foragriculture production and participation in the food system. This paper highlights newthinking since the 2011 SOFA around these constraints and how to overcome them.Specifically, we consider complementary factors that allow...
2023 - CGIAR

Document de travail
Fostering an Enabling Environment for Equality and Empowerment in Agri-food Systems

Lasting transformative change in agri-food systems and wider societal benefits requirefostering an enabling environment for empowerment and equality by gender and intersectingsocial differentiation, while concurrently reducing existing inequalities in access to and controlover productive resources, services and technology, resilience and leadership. Fostering anenabling environment hinges on addressing key structural constraints...
2023 - CGIAR

Gender Transformative Approaches to Strengthen Women’s Land and Resource Rights

International standards and policies are clear about women’s right to equality in the enjoyment of all their rights, including rights to access, use, inherit, control and own land. Sustainable Development Goal Target 5.a specifically calls for reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to,...
2023 - Center for International Forestry Research and World Agroforestry (CIFOR-ICRAF) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD

Document de travail
Equality and Empowerment by Gender and Intersecting Social Differentiation in Agri-food Systems: Setting the Stage

Achieving gender and social equality in agri-food systems can result in greater food security and better nutrition for all—and transform food systems to be more just, resilient and sustainable. Equitable food systems are essential to achieving SDG 5, whose gender equality goal is intrinsically valuable and whose achievement supports progress...
2023 - CGIAR

Note/document d'orientation
Acciones anticipatorias a través de los sistemas de protección social

Una aproximación para proteger los medios de vida agrícolas y la seguridad alimentaria
Este documento explica cómo la protección social puede ser un mecanismo efectivo para implementar acciones anticipatorias ante alertas de desastres o crisis cuando se presentan amenazas o choques que afectan a las poblaciones rurales. Busca promover un actuar proactivo ante el riesgo para proteger los medios de vida agrícolas y...
2023 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)
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