CGIAR Gender News

Reduction in gender-gap within Climate-Smart Villages of Latin America

Gender equality Photo: CGIAR

How have climate-smart agriculture (CSA) interventions improved gender issues in rural communities belonging to Climate-Smart Villages (CSV) in Colombia, Guatemala, and Honduras?

 We have set out to contribute to the reduction of the gender gap in agriculture, taking into consideration the socio-economic realities of both women and men. That is why we advance our monitoring and evaluation activities with a gender perspective, to improve the quality of life of men and women in the field. CCAFS has worked tirelessly to increase the resilience of rural households to climate change through the CSV. We have been successful in improving livelihoods, food security and adaptive capacity