CGIAR Gender

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research

Issue 1 – Toward gender equitable control over productive assets and resources

According to estimates from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, roughly half the people engaged in smallholder farming are women and, because of unequal control over assets and resources, they produce and preserve far less than they could. Photo: Trocaire
According to estimates from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, roughly half the people engaged in smallholder farming are women and, because of unequal control over assets and resources, they produce and preserve far less than they could. Photo: Trocaire