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Women and agricultural productivity: what does the evidence tell us?

Published online: 16 Dec 2015

Authors: Doss, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Should agricultural development programs target women in order to increase productivity? This paper reviews the extensive literature on men's and wome...

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Gender, livestock and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Costa Rica.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Farnworth, C. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Costa Rica is developing a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) that will provide climate finance for best livestock management practices t...

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Background paper on gender implications of the GAP and KJWA: AGNES pre-SBs 50 strategy meeting on agriculture and food security.

Published online: 16 Oct 2019

Authors: Masiko, W. K. & Huyer, S. & Mungai, C.

Content type: Bulletin

In Africa, women play an important role in food production, both paid and unpaid, and use of natural resources, while also serving as key figures in c...

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Under the canopy: gender and forests in Amazonia.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Schmink, M. & Gómez-García, M. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Despite the importance of forests for global processes and the tradition of forest management by local Amazonian peoples, there is not much available ...

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Linking social protection and water security to empower women and girls.

Published online: 04 Apr 2020

Authors: Lowe, C. & Ludi, E. & Seve, M. D. le & Tsui, J.

Content type: Bulletin

Water insecurity is a significant, heavily gendered, and growing driver of poverty, vulnerability and risk. This paper explores the linkages between t...

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Design climate-smart agricultural interventions to be gender inclusive.

Published online: 10 Jan 2019

Authors: Twyman, J. & Mwongera, C. & Läderach, P. & Acosta, M. & Ampaire, E. & Eitzinger, A. & Lamanna, C. & Mwungu, C. & Shikuku, K. & Winowiecki, L.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Research suggests that gender equity is a critical factor in the adoption of climate-smart agricultural (CSA) practices. If gender is not explicitly c...

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Women's empowerment and crop diversification in Bangladesh: a possible pathway to climate change adaptation and better nutrition.

Published online: 23 Oct 2019

Authors: Pinto, A. de & Seymour, G. & Bryan, E. & Bhandari, P.

Content type: Bulletin

The existing literature shows that climate change will likely affect several of the dimensions that determine people's food security status in Banglad...

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How resilient are farming households, communities, men and women to a changing climate in Africa?

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Pérez, C. & Jones, E. & Kristjanson, P. & Cramer, L. & Thornton, P. & Förch, W. & Barahona, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Social, economic and institutional factors and driving forces enhance or hinder the adaptation capacity of agricultural and pastoral households and co...

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A framework to understand gender and structural vulnerability to climate change in the Ganges River Basin: lessons from Bangladesh, India and Nepal.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Sugden, F. & Silva, S. de & Clement, F. & Maskey-Amatya, N. & Vidya Ramesh & Anil Philip & Bharati, L.

Content type: Bulletin

This review presents a framework for understanding structural vulnerability to climate change in the Ganges River Basin countries: Nepal, India and Ba...

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How do people see nature? Perceptions of naturalness in designed urban green spaces.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Hoyle, H. & Jorgensen, A. & Hitchmough, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the results of surveys conducted to determine the perceptions of people to varying degrees of naturalness in designed urban green ...

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