Resilience and risk management
Country: Kore Lavi, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
The Gender Technical Coordinator (GTC), reporting directly to the Chief of Party for “Kore Lavi”/USAID project, will play an integral role in the Project Management Unit by providing senior technical, programmatic, and managerial...Read more
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
This high-level moderated armchair discussion explores why gender, specifically gender-based violence, should be a standalone goal in the post-2015 framework.
Developments in the Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP)
To initiate the partnership, the GFAR Secretariat worked with the gender experts in various UN and other agencies to establish a programme of joint actions to address gender equity issues in agriculture, commissioning key reviews and case studies on engendering agricultural innovation...Read more
CLIMATE CHANGE does not affect everyone in the same way. Men and women are affected differently. Their responses to the impacts of climate change also differ, especially when it comes to safeguarding their food security and livelihoods. Although women are important food producers and providers, they have limited access to and control of resources, on the one hand. On the other hand, because of...Read more
GAP partners have come together through their shared concerns at the urgent need for large-scale action on gender-based issues in agriculture, a need that brings together and transcends individual institutional efforts. Given the enormous and diverse scale of needs, it is crucial that GAP now focuses its collective energy on clearly defined priority areas, where the joined-up actions of the...Read more