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Gender and equality
 
Nyhet
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
 
Nyhet
21 January 2019
What does male out-migration mean for women in rural South Asia?

In search for higher income men leave to cities or abroad. This type of migration is not only transforming rural economies, but also changes gender relations.

Gender and equality
Health and nutrition
 
Nyhet
20 November 2018
Teach a woman to farm fish – reverse negative malnutrition trends

Can small fish be a solution for malnutrition? NutriFish1000 initiative says "yes".

Gender and equality
Rural transformation
 
Blogg
21 June 2018
Leaving women behind: Gender in agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa

Gender equality is a development booster and, indeed, women and girls made major strides in the last decade. But, have the lives of female farmers in sub-Saharan Africa improved?

Gender and equality
 
Evenemang
20 April 2018
Do we challenge social norms?

Sida welcomes you to a participatory seminar unpacking social norms in relation to gender equality, rural development and poverty reduction. The objective of the seminar is two-fold: Start...

Gender and equality
Trade and production
Benefits of collaborative purchasing of local produce for women smallholder farmers in Kenya
 
Nyhet
11 April 2018
Better together: hopping over the middle man with collaborative purchasing

Many female smallholder farmers in Kenya have a hard time accessing markets. This happens because female farmers often lack information about market demand, have limited resources to run their own...

Gender and equality
 
Nyhet
6 April 2018
Let’s put feminist policies into action! We all should act stronger on equal opportunities for women to own land

Sweden must act stronger for women’s right to use and own forests, experts in the Agroforestry Network write in today´s Nya Wermlands-Tidningen (NWT). Sweden defines its foreign policy as...

Gender and equality
Trade and production
 
Blogg
6 March 2018
CSR in practice: Basmati farmers in Pakistan

This blog offers some clues and brings you closer to the production of the world’s most aromatic rice variety.

Rural transformation
Land, Livestock and Livelihoods; the Triple L research initiative
 
Nyhet
5 March 2018
Update from the Triple-L Expert Group Workshop in Kenya

The research initiative Land, Livestock and Livelihoods in Drylands (Triple L) recently had a workshop in Kitale, Kenya. Different actors presented work and research relevant to the expert...

Gender and equality
 
Evenemang
9 October 2017
Feminism, Forests and Food Security

This seminar is part of the CFS 44 conference. Globally, it is estimated that 1.6 billion people in varying degrees depend on forests for their livelihoods. Forests are safety nets for poor...