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Gender and equality
Rural transformation
 
News Story
18 December 2019
How women can lift Malawi out of poverty

Improving the productivity of female farmers can step forward Malawi’s development and address its staggering poverty levels. But how to do that?

Gender and equality
 
News Story
12 September 2019
Do multifunctional landscapes really benefit women?

The proponents of multifunctional land use often claim this approach is highly beneficial for women. But is it?

Gender and equality
 
Gender and equality
Benefits of collaborative purchasing of local produce for women smallholder farmers in Kenya
 
News Story
17 November 2017
Shared economy – a low-cost solution to an expensive problem?

Female smallholder farmers have low access to markets due to time constraints, lack of market information and transportation disadvantage. These factors reduce their competitiveness and make them dependent on middlemen.

Gender and equality
Rural transformation
 
News Story
5 February 2013
En debattartikel om kvinnors roll i det afrikanska jordbruket

Doktor Linley Chirwona-Karltun och hedersdoktor Inge Gerremo på Sveriges jordbruksuniversitet (SLU) ställer frågan hur en nyvald kvinnlig ordförande för Afrikanska unionen (AU) och den kvinnliga presidenten för Malawi skulle kunna göra en skillnad i kampen mot hunger och i främjandet av jämställdhet.

Gender and equality
 
News Story
18 December 2012
Groundbreaking Index Launched to Empower Women and Fight Hunger

Through a partnership between the US Government’s Feed the Future initiative, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) of Oxford University a new index for measuring women's empowerment in the agricultural sector in developing countries.Wome