Capacity Building

What Happens after Technology Adoption? Gendered Aspects of Small-Scale Irrigation Technologies in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Tanzania

This paper complements the gender and technology adoption literature by shifting attention to what happens after adoption of a technology. Understanding the expected benefits and costs of adoption from the perspective of women users can help explain the technology adoption rates that are observed and why technology adoption is often not sustained in the longer term.

Intervention Guide for the Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI)

The Intervention Guide for the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) provides guidance to donors and implementers of agricultural market development programs on how to translate into practice the evidence and insights gained from the WEAI survey results.

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.

Participatory Approaches for Gender-Sensitive Research Design

This briefing series is the product of an on-going social learning process — the Climate Change and Social Learning initiative (CCSL) — between the CCAFS team and its partners, in which knowledge has been co-constructed through many different channels, including workshops, the CCSL ‘Sandbox’ and social media.

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Bulletin for "Capacity Building For Women's Leadership In Farmer Producer Organisations In Asia And The Pacific Region" Jan-April2014

The Bulletin highlights Jan-April 2014 activities of the Capacity Building for Women’s Leadership in Farmer Producer Organizations in Asia and the Pacific Region Project (Grant number 1347 WOCAN). This is a three year Technical Assistance Project (2012-2014). The purpose of this project is to assist the performance and impact of IFAD projects in Lao PDR, Maldives and Sri Lanka, through the provision of a focus on gender mainstreaming and women’s empowerment.

Women’s Inclusion in REDD+ in The Philippines Lessons from Good Practices in Forest, and Other Natural Resources Management Sectors

This study is a part of the Joint Initiative of the USAID-funded LEAF Project, WOCAN, and the UN-REDD Programme to investigate practical entry points for women’s inclusion in Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) policies and practices. It explores the current status and implementation of policies and practices related to gender equality in forestry and other natural resource management sectors in the Philippines, and their relation to REDD+ initiatives.