Publication: Gender and Development: An Evaluation of World Bank Support, 2002-08

Gender and Development: An Evaluation of World Bank Support, 2002-08 This book assesses the effectiveness of the World Bank's 2001 gender strategy and the results from it. Findings include include redoubling efforts to institutionalize the accountability framework and develop the monitoring system envisioned in the 2001 Gender Strategy, establishing a results framework, and restoring a >> Read more

Publication: (World Bank) Economic Opportunities for Women in the East Asia and Pacific Region

Economic Opportunities for Women in the East Asia and Pacific Region By Amanda Ellis, Daniel Kirkwood, and Dhruv Malhotra This book brings together data and available evidence on the constraints that female entrepreneurs in the East Asia and the Pacific Region region face with regard to: access to assets, business regulations and governance issues, and >> Read more

Publication: Gender and Land Tenure

One Billion Rising: Law, Land and the Alleviation of Global Poverty (AUP - Leiden University Press) (Paperback) Roy Prosterman (Editor), Robert Mitchell (Editor), Timothy Hanstad (Editor) Chapter 5 on Gender and Land Tenure by Renee Giovarelli. To access preview via google books

Publication: Nutritional supplementation in girls influences the growth of their children: prospective study in Guatemala

Jere R Behrman, Maria C Calderon, Samuel H Preston, John Hoddinott, Reynaldo Martorell and Aryeh D Stein Background: Better early childhood nutrition improves schooling, adult health, skills, and wages, but there is little evidence regarding its effect on the next generation. Objective: We assessed whether nutritional supplementation in children aged <7 to 15 y affected >> Read more

Publications: Gender & Development an evaluation of World Bank support 2002-2006

In 2001 the World Bank adopted a gender equality policy as a means to help reduce poverty. This policy was outlined in Integrating Gender into the World Bank's Work: A Strategy for Action (referred as the 2001 Gender Strategy). Through this evaluation the Independent Evaluation Group finds that the World Bank made progress in gender >> Read more

Publication (book): Food, diversity, vulnerability and social change Research findings from insular Southeast Asia

By: Anke Niehof (Wageningen University) Book Series: Food, diversity, vulnerability and social change 2010, 144 pages, paperback, Mansholt Series - ISSN 1871-9309, Volume 9 Food is a universal basic need. The diverse ways in which people and households try to meet this need, the constraints they are up against in doing so, and the strategies >> Read more

Publications: Gender and Development Issue on WATER

"The use of water - including the question of who can have access, when, and how much they can have - is shaped as much by the way a society is organised, as by issues of supply. Gender inequality means that women - along with other marginalised groups - are often negatively affected by systems >> Read more

Publications: Female Participation in African Agricultural Research and Higher Education New Insights

Authors: Nienke Beintema and Federica Di Marcantonio This report presents the results of an in-depth benchmarking survey on gender-disaggregated capacity indicators, covering 125 agricultural research and higher education agencies in 15 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. This is the first study of its kind to present detailed human resources data on female participation in agricultural science, >> Read more

Publications: Comparing Food and Cash Transfers to the Ultra-Poor in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has some social safety net programs that transfer food to the poor, some that transfer cash, and some that provide a combination of both. This study evaluates the relative impacts of food and cash transfers on food security and livelihood outcomes among the ultra poor in Bangladesh and includes an extensive analysis of gender-impacts >> Read more

Academic Publications: Mothers’ human capital and the intergenerational transmission of poverty

CPRC working paper on: The impact of mothers’ intellectual human capital and long-run nutritional status on children’s human capital Guatemala Jere R. Behrman Alexis Murphy Agnes Quisumbing Kathryn Yount Abstract Many prior studies find significant cross-sectional positive ordinary least squares (OLS) associations between maternal human capital (usually maternal schooling attainment) and children’s human capital (usually >> Read more