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- DocumentGSMA, 2014Agriculture is a major source of livelihood for most resource-poor populations in developing regions. Women play a core role in agriculture, but underperform in terms of productivity largely because they lack access to resources such as finance, skills training, and information services.DocumentSwedish International Development Cooperation Agency, 2013Part of SIDA's Women's Economic Empowerment Series, this brief explains how to integrate women's economic empowerment into approaches that are seeking to make markets work for the poor (M4P). M4P is an economic development strategy focused on making market systems work more efficiently, sustainably, and to the benefit of the poor as a way to reduce poverty for a large number of women and men.DocumentCoalition for Adolescent Girls, 2015Members of the Coalition for Adolescent Girls (CAG) created this toolkit as a resource for practitioners, policy-makers, advocates, researchers, donors and governments to engage adolescent girls as partners and allies in activities and structures of institutions, programs, and projects.OrganisationDocument
Gender mainstreaming toolkit for water and sanitation actors: gender mainstreaming in the project cycle and within institutionsUN-HABITAT, 2008This publication is a step towards strengthening the institutional and individual capacity to undertake gender mainstreaming in the water and sanitation programmes. It is in cognizance of the water sector commitment to implement gender-sensitive WATSAN management practices, and urgent need for capacity to realize this commitment.OrganisationDocument
Adoption of climate smart technologies in East Africa: Findings from two surveys and participatory exercises with farmers and local expertsClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016As part of the “Policy Action for Climate Change Adaptation” (PACCA) project this info note summarizes findings of a project activity entitled “Influencing and linking policies and institutions from national to local level for the development and adoption of climate‐resilient food systems in East Africa” undertaken by researchers from Bioversity International and Arizona State University.Document
Climate-smart solutions for Mali: Findings from implementing the Climate-Smart Agriculture Prioritization FrameworkClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Mali is experiencing erratic rainfall, resulting in more frequent dry years, which threaten agricultural productivity and growth. The national economy is vulnerable to climate change due to 50% of GDP coming from the agricultural sector and 75% of the population living in rural areas.Document
How can we develop value chain programs that address climate risks? Lessons from an IFAD-CGIAR learning eventClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Agriculture’s growing prominence in climate priorities is a major opportunity to enhance IFAD’s positive impact on smallholders’ engagement in value chains. Value chain projects face multiple climate risks – and offer novel ways to manage risk.