PUBLICATION: The Abbreviated Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (A-WEAI)

This IFPRI Discussion Paper is available for download here.  Abstract: The fifth Sustainable Development Goal—to “achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls”—reflects a growing consensus that these are key objectives of development policy in their own right, while also contributing to improved productivity and increased efficiency, especially in agriculture and food production. To >> Read more

EMPLOYMENT: Short consultancy opportunity with the A-WEAI in Nigeria

Obafemi Awolowo University, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, and the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research - supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - are conducting a baseline study of agriculture in Nigeria. This study aims to provide the evidence by which decision-makers are able to measure subsequent performance in Nigeria's >> Read more

Webinar: The Abbreviated Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (A-WEAI) – September 23

IFPRI will be hosting a webinar “The Abbreviated Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (A-WEAI)” on September 23rd from  9:30-11:00 am EST.  More information about the session and a link to register is below. This webinar will focus on the newly-launched abbreviated version of the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (A-WEAI). The A-WEAI is a shorter, >> Read more

Help WEAI Help You: New Opportunities to Utilize the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index

The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) is the first comprehensive and standardized measure to directly capture women’s empowerment and inclusion levels in the agricultural sector. Since its launch in 2012, the WEAI has evolved as global partners have adapted and utilized the Index in diverse ways to design and implement interventions that address the >> Read more