Mar 07

Slippery and complex: What soupy noodles and women’s empowerment have in common

I’m a noodle fan. Being Filipino, it’s practically genetic. When my son was little, he was really into food court lo mein, which is similar to Filipino pancit canton. It’s basically egg noodles, stir-fried with veggies and meat, sometimes with a savory, brown sauce. My son prefers thicker noodles, and […] Continue reading

Jul 05

The Intervention Guide for the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) 2.0

Launched in 2012, Feed the Future’s Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) provides “a standard measure for capturing women’s empowerment and inclusion levels in the agriculture sector” (IFPRI). The introduction of the WEAI prompted practitioners to think more intentionally about how agricultural programs can develop interventions using the domains in […] Continue reading