Join Bread for the World, Feed the Future, Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the International Food Policy Research Institute for a twitter chat at 10:30am on March 8. Follow along and contribute to the conversation with the hashtag #WomenFlourish.
In a new blogpost on Microlinks, "Mapping The Chain: Looking Beyond Production For Inclusive Agriculture Development," Krista Jacobs and Jenn Williamson share some good insights reflecting on Feed the Future's first phase. A key lesson learned from the first five years of Feed the Future is that providing access to inputs or knowledge of agriculture production >> Read more
Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Small-Scale Irrigation: Technical Workshops on gender and irrigation
Reposted from the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Small-Scale Irrigation (ILSSI) website. Upcoming workshops in Ghana (April 13-14) and Tanzania (April 20-21) will carry forward this dialogue and forge new networks of government agents and practitioners working at the interface of gender and irrigation. If you work in these countries and would like more information >> Read more
Abstract: This paper investigates linkages between women’s empowerment in agriculture and the nutritional status of women and children using 2012 baseline data from the Feed the Future population-based survey in northern Ghana. Using a new survey-based index, the women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index, we conduct individual-level analyses of nutrition-related indicators including exclusive breastfeeding, children’s dietary diversity >> Read more