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    Agriculture, nutrition and gender in India

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016
    The South Asian region has one of the highest rates of child and maternal undernutrition in the world. Undernutrition is widespread and persistent even in India despite its relatively strong economic performance and is particularly high in rural areas and among those in agriculture based livelihoods. 
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    Women in agriculture and nutrition in Odisha, India

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    The Odisha State Policy for Girls and Women (2014) is a comprehensive document that seeks to create a state where girls and women are equal partners in development.
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    Women’s agricultural work and nutrition in South Asia: policy priorities

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    LANSA research has highlighted the linkage between women’s agricultural work and nutrition in South Asia. Official statistics acknowledge that agriculture accounts for a majority of women workers in these countries. Many women who work in agriculture, however, are not counted, and many others’ work is under-counted and often uncompensated.
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    Women in agriculture and nutrition in India

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016
    Policy debates around agriculture and nutrition and the crucial role of women needs to be informed by evidence that research programmes like LANSA generate. The available evidence recommends the recognition of women’s roles in agriculture and nutrition.
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    Gender-differentiated impacts of tenure insecurity on agricultural performance in Malawi’s customary tenure systems

    World Bank Publications, 2017
    Many  African  countries  rely  on  sporadic  land  transfers  from customary to statutory domains to attract investment and improve agricultural performance. Data from 15,000 smallholders and 800 estates in Malawi allow exploring the long-term effects of such a strategy.
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    Health systems and gender in post-conflict contexts: Building back better?

    BioMed Central, 2014
    The post-conflict or post-crisis period provides the opportunity for wide-ranging public sector reforms: donors fund rebuilding and reform efforts, social norms are in a state of flux, and the political climate may be conducive to change. This reform period presents favourable circumstances for the promotion of gender equity in multiple social arenas, including the health system.
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    The Local Governance Performance Index (LGPI) in Malawi: Selected findings on gender

    The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg, 2017
    Malawi’s  context  raises  a  number  of  challenges  that  the  government,  traditional  leaders,  civil society, and the development community are working to address.
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    It takes a female chief: Gender and effective policy advocacy in Malawi

    The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg, 2017
    Traditional leadership often coexists with modernpolitical institutions, yet we know little about how traditional and state authority cues — or those from male or female sources — affect public support for human rights issues.
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    Land distribution in Northern Ethiopia from 1998 to 2016: Gender-disaggregated, spatial and intertemporal variation

    Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2017
    This study utilizes land registry data from the First and Second Stage Land Registration Reforms that took place in 1998 and 2016 in sampled districts and communities in Tigray region of Ethiopia. Tigray was the first region to implement low-cost land registration and certification in Ethiopia and providing household level land certificates in the names of household heads.
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    Harmonization of extension messages on climate smart agriculture in Malawi : Do we speak with one voice, and to whom?

    Academic Journals, 2017
    Poor access to extension services has been one of the major challenges that smallholder farmers in Malawi face. Dissemination of agricultural technologies is mainly done through field level extension workers and lead farmers; however, such workers are few in number. In addition to this, there is lack of harmonization of messages, approaches and methods in extension delivery at field level.

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