Institutions and norms

56 years old Kamla Devi listens to messages of weather and best climate friendly crop practices on her mobile phone while working in the cowshed at her home in Anjanthalli CCAFS/2014/Prashanth Vishwanathan

Achieving gender equality and longevity of food systems is a matter of fixing the system, not the women.

Effective transformation of food systems hinges on changing the unwritten rules—in society and in research—that have put men in charge of technologies, incomes and decisions.

Breaking down the structural barriers that hold women back will enable farmers in developing countries to weather the impacts of climate change and nourish their families and communities, now and in the future.