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Fishery changes, caused by modernization and mechanization, globalization and environmental disasters, shift the working spaces, continually destroy and create jobs and livelihoods, and bring greater overlaps in women’s and men’s roles in the household, factory and market place.
“Gender and fisheries studies, therefore, are increasingly addressing these changes and how...Read more
The infographic describes the links between food security, gender and climate change. It gives the analytical framework of the Gender and climate...Read more
One of the challenges with the introduction of promising, new agricultural technologies is understanding at whose cost agriculture is made more productive and profitable, and whether men and women benefit equitably.
“Agricultural intensification and development are inextricably bound up in social and gendered processes,” says Johanna Bergman Lodin, who has spent years researching the...Read more
In March of this year, the ITU and UNESCO-sponsored Broadband Commission for Digital Development met in Mexico City to endorse a new report coordinated by UNESCO, entitled ‘Technology, Broadband and...Read more
Development experts these days will, to a man and woman, insist that we need to do more to empower (poor) women in developing countries. A particularly popular target are the women who grow most of the food their families and communities, and their cities and nations, are consuming. Such ‘gender focus’ is all the rage in agricultural research for development circles.
So far, so good,...Read more
Women play an important role in the global ricesector as both paid and unpaid family labor. Inmany parts of Asia, women contribute at least half of the total labor input in rice production, performing backbreaking tasks such as transplanting and weeding. After harvest, it is usually the women who take care of seed storage and processing of rice (drying, milling...Read more
Expanding opportunities for women is of intrinsic value. It is also instrumental in fostering development. Realizing the potential of all people is needed to ensure growth, productivity, and a vibrant society. Empowering Women: Legal Rights and Economic Opportunities in Africa brings new data and analysis to recommend how best to move this agenda forward.
Strengthening the incentives and...
Source: CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish
The current widespread recognition of the importance of integrating gender into development is reflected in the growing prominence of gender strategies for research and development organizations, the emergence of compelling approaches for gender integration, and...Read more
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