Using nationally representative data from Bangladesh, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam, this journal article from IFPRI investigates which individual and household characteristics influence men’s and women’s landownership across and within households.
The West Africa Forest-Farm Interface Project (WAFFI): Strengthening smallholder food security, income and gender equity within West Africa’s forest-farm interface
Learn more about West Africa Forest-Farm Interface Project (WAFFI) that is led The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), in collaboration with the World Agroforestry Centre and Tree Aid and supported by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in this info flyer.
Article – Gender and inorganic nitrogen: what are the implications of moving towards a more balanced use of nitrogen fertilizer in the tropics?
A new paper, published in the International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability and funded by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security’s (CCAFS) Gender and Social Inclusion unit, reveals that the negative externalities of imbalanced inorganic nitrogen fertilizer use have a stronger impact on women and children. The authors suggest that gender-equitable strategies for balancing the use…
Integrating a gender perspective to help scale Africa RISING technologies and practices: Requirements for proposal development and implementation
This short guide provides tips to ensure that your proposal’s planning and implementation will demonstrate appropriate attention to gender issues.
Gender responsive value chain development and the conservation of native fruit trees through an inclusive learning process: a case study in Western Ghats, India
Bioversity International and LIFE Trust (a local NGO) conducted a sequence of participatory research activities in Kalagadde-Kanchigadde to improve incomes earned from forest resources and make in situ conservation activities more gender and socially inclusive. Access the publication here.
This book represents much of the work done by the three CGIAR Research Programs on Integrated Systems for the Humid Tropics, Aquatic Agricultural Systems and Dryland Systems. The chapters of the book are based around different themes, such as gender and equity in research for improved livelihoods; sustainable intensification in practice; and systems and institutional innovation.
WLE has released a manual for critical discussions on gender norms, roles and relations. This manual contains everything required to conduct a three-hour gender training workshop, especially as part of a larger development project. In addition, they have developed a film on the participatory gender training developed and implemented for an ACIAR project, titled “Participatory Gender Training Documentary – Experiences…
Gender and household decision-making in a Lao Village: implications for livelihoods in hydropower development
This article explores gender and livelihood-related decision-making within rural households in the context of hydropower development in Lao PDR.
In order to monitorprogress of CGIAR on its agreed outcome of “Increased control over resources and participation in decision-making by women and other marginalized groups” as well as other development outcomes such asimprovements in income, productivity, nutrition, and resilience, CGIAR researchers are increasingly asked to collect sex-disaggregated data and conduct gender analyses. This document spells out some simple and achievable…
A round-up of recent publications by CCAFS and partners examine the impact of climate change on health, livelihoods, and food security through a gendered lens.