WorldFish hopes to improve food and income security in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady Delta and Central Dry Zone region. A gender and nutrition benchmark study investigated gender norms and social relations that may influence this outcome. This program brief draws on the findings of the study and other research to describe and discuss gender in Myanmar’s fisheries sector, specifically in smallscale aquaculture.
This new paper from the CGIAR program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) seeks to analyze the principal themes and findings in the literature related to gender and FTA value chains in Latin America, and to provide recommendations for future areas of research. The analytical review focuses on literature from 2000 to 2017 and includes a total of 50 publications.
This reader provides a collection of key articles on gender and forests published over the last 30 years. Including an editorial introduction and overview, it provides an accessible collection of excellent forestry-relevant social science within an overarching analytical framework and demonstrates the leading debates in the field. It forms a companion volume to Gender and Forests: Climate Change, Tenure, Value Chains…
This paper considers different norms around property rights and how these affect the empowerment of women of different social positions over the life cycle. Looking at issues of property and intersectionality, the paper concludes with recommendations for how research and development projects, especially in South Asia, can avoid misinterpreting asset and empowerment data.
Are women reaping benefits from the hyper fast growth of aquaculture value chains? This paper examines this question in detail through a review of evidence on gender issues around: division of labor, benefit distribution, access/control of assets and resources, gender and social norms, power relations and governance.