Gender Seminar @ IFPRI: Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) and Climate Resilient Agriculture

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 2:00pm-3:00pm EST Presented by Ms. Reema Nanavaty, Director, Economic and Rural Development, Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), Ahmedabad, India Please join us virtually. GoToMeeting instructions provided below.  Abstract:  The Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) is a member based organization of poor self-employed women, with a membership of over 2 million across 15 states >> Read more

Bearing the fruit of action: Gender-responsive participatory research and collective management of Native Fruit Trees

A new post by Narasimha Hegde of LIFE Trust, Hugo A. H. Lamers of Bioversity International, and Marlene Elias of Bioversity International on the Landscapes for People, Food, and Nature blog discusses gender-responsive participatory action research methods for the sustainable management of native fruit trees. Identifying knowledge differences between men and women from different socio-religious and cultural groups, and subsequently providing exposure on >> Read more

Publication: Gender and sustainable forest management in East Africa and Latin America

Mwangi, E., R. Meinzen-Dick, and Y. Sun. 2011. Gender and sustainable forest management in East Africa and Latin America. Ecology and Society 16(1): 17. http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol16/iss1/art17

Publication: Natural Resource Management– The Impact of Gender and Social Issues (IDRC).

PUBLICATION: Natural Resource Management: The Impact of Gender and Social Issues (IDRC). This book reveals how innovation in natural resource management can contribute to rural poverty reduction. Drawing from research throughout eastern and southern Africa, the contributing authors present a synthesis of lesson from both policy and practice.

Publication: Natural Resource Managment :The Impact of Gender and Social Issues

This book reveals how innovation in natural resource management can contribute to rural poverty reduction. Drawing from research throughout eastern and southern Africa, the contributing authors present a synthesis of lesson from both policy and practice. They look at various multi-stakeholder more...

Publication: Access to Water, Women’s Work and Child Outcomes

Authors: Gayatri Koolwal& Dominique van de Walle World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 5302 Summary: Poor rural women in the developing world spend considerable time collecting water. How then do they respond to improved access to water infrastructure? Does it increase their participation in income earning market-based activities? Does it improve the health and education >> Read more

News: Farming Butterflies Puts Food on the Table

By Ntandoyenkosi Ncube (IPS Genderwire) KAKAMEGA FOREST, Kenya, Apr 24, 2010 (IPS) - For 10 years, Roselyne Shikami, sold boiled eggs at the bus station just outside the densely wooded Kakamega Forest in western Kenya, near the border with Uganda. Now she is selling butterflies. "It was very difficult for me to sell two dozen >> 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