Agrilinks WEBINAR: Breaking Barriers: Integrating Gender and Nutrition Into Extension Services

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 16 Time: 9:30-11:00am EDT Location: Online Extension professionals are fully committed to improving rural livelihoods and strengthening communities, but there is still a great need across the board to better integrate gender and nutrition into their services. Join our next Ag Sector Council event, where the Integrating Gender and Nutrition within Agricultural >> Read more

Agrilinks Webinar: Yes, G-CAN! Endorsing Food Security With Gender-Responsive and Climate-Resilient Agriculture

On November 10, 9:30am - 11:00am, Agrilinks will host a webinar on the Feed the Future Gender-Sensitive Climate-Smart Agriculture for Nutrition (G-CAN) initiative and how it aims to support USAID on the new USAID Global Food Security Strategy. Specifically, G-CAN plans to achieve the following outputs: A framework for integrating gender and nutrition into climate >> Read more

Empowerment matters: “Invisible Women” in Niger produce less food

Fleur Wouterse has a new blog published on Agrilinks discussing recent research using the WEAI in Niger. Her takeaway messages include: Empowerment matters for agricultural production. Less empowered households experience lower returns to their labor and use their traction equipment and animals in a less effective manner. Women are much less empowered in so-called dual households where >> Read more

Ask Ag About… M&E for Gender Integration

Agrilinks Online Discussion on Thursday, Sept. 10 // 12:00-1:00 pm EDT This month’s Agrilinks “Ask Ag” online discussion will explore monitoring and evaluation for gender integration in agriculture and food security projects. We’ll be featuring a team of experts from the USAID Bureau for Food Security that specializes in M&E and gender. Participants and organizations are >> Read more