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Gender and equality
Landscape management
Trade and production
 
Blog Post
22 November 2022
Tree crops may be a better alternative for agricultural commercialisation among women than food crops – Here’s why

Inspired by the East Asian miracle, which utilised smallholder agriculture as a conduit for economic growth and poverty reduction, many African governments have committed to contributing 10% of...

Food Systems
Gender and equality
 
Event
19 May 2022
Financial Solutions for Women in Rural and Agricultural Livelihoods: Evidence and Experience

Financial inclusion is a pathway to better livelihoods. The European Commission's Directorate-General for International Partnerships (DG INTPA) is a member of CGAP, an inclusive...

Gender and equality
 
Blog Post
21 October 2014
Women are real-time agricultural innovators and technology transformers

Women all over the world and particularly in Africa are known to be responsible for producing, selecting and utilizing food, family nutrition and food security. Nonetheless, the world has yet to realize that the resources needed for full participation of women in the rural economy is not in the hands of these women who contribute most to it sustainability and development.

Gender and equality
 
Blog Post
21 October 2014
Empowering rural women is crucial for ending hunger and poverty

This is a blog from days 2 and 3 of the Sharefair on Rural Women's Technologies - Inspiring Agricultural Change: Improve Food Security, Nutrition, and Productive Family Farming in Eastern and Southern Africa”. 15 - 17 October, 2014, Nairobi Kenya.