Agriculture And Rural Development

Summary Report: Dialogue on Women’s Inclusion in Landscape Management in Asia 2014

This report summarizes the discussions and outcomes of the "Regional Dialogue on Women's Inclusion in Landscape Management in Asia", held on 7-9 Oct in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN) in partnership with The Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC) and The Forests Dialogue, and with the support of the Stockholm Environment Institute, organized the Dialogue.

GENDER and LAND: Good Practices and Lessons Learned from Four Millennium Challenge CorporationCompact-Funded Land Projects

This report is a synthesis of lessons and good practices gleaned from four case studies of Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)-funded projects in Benin, Lesotho, Mali, and Namibia. The case studies assess how each project applied gender analysis to its design and implementation, seeking to understand how each project approached gender issues and how that approach impacted results.

Applying a Gender Lens to Agriculture: Farmers, Leaders, and Hidden Influencers in the Rural Economy

This second publication from the Root Capital’s Issue Brief Series, documents their experience of applying a gender lens in their work on smallholder agricultural finance. This issue explains: 
An entire tier of women employees they call “hidden influencers” who often go unnoticed but are critical to making businesses function properly

Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development

The Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development is a multifaceted resource that high-lights the ubiquitous nature of smallholder agriculture in Africa; the many factors shaping the location, nature, and performance of agricultural enterprises; and the strong interdependencies among farming, natural resource stocks and flows, rural infrastructure, and the well-being of the poor.

Rural Women’s Leadership Programme Madagascar, Nepal, the Philippines and Senegal Good practices and lessons learned (2010-2013)

This report brings together the main lessons from the Rural Women’s Leadership Programme (RWLP), implemented by the Policy and Technical Advisory Division of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), with support from the Government of Norway and insights from the Farmers’ Forum in 2010 and 2012. The programme was implemented in Madagascar, Nepal, the Philippines and Senegal.