Rubin, D.

Reducing the gender asset gap through agricultural development

This guide explores the intersection of gender and assets in the context of agricultural interventions. It grows out of a collaborative effort among international agricultural research organizations, implementing partners, and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) partners who came together to evaluate the impact of agricultural interventions on the ability of men […] Continue reading

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Review of Gender Issues in the AIRS Ghana IRS Program

Author: D. Rubin | Publication Date: 2014
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Abt Associates, Inc. subcontracted Cultural Practice, LLC under the task order “Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (AIRS)” Project to support the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI). This report presents the findings and recommendations of a gender assessment of the Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (AIRS) project implemented by Abt Associates in Ghana. The […] Continue reading

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Promoting Gender-equitable Agricultural Value Chains: Issues, Opportunities, and Next Steps

Author: Rubin, D.; Manfre, C. | Publication Date: 2012
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This chapter reviews the growing body of work on reducing gender-based barriers to value chain development. It highlights key questions that are emerging within the gender and value chain community related to methodologies for promoting both greater gender equity and efficiency. The authors lay out the rationale and evidence for […] Continue reading

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Closing the Gender Asset Gap: Learning from value chain development in Africa and Asia

The past few years have seen a growing interest in strengthening the abilities of smallholder farmers, particularly women farmers, to produce for both home and the market. Although value chain analysis has increasingly come to address gender issues, there has been minimal focus on the intersection between women’s asset endowments […] Continue reading

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Reducing the gender gap in agricultural extension and advisory services: How to find the best fit for men and women farmers

Once again at the center of global debates, agriculture is recognized as a fundamental driver of economic growth and poverty reduction for many developing countries and a priority area for investment. A characteristic of the revitalization of the agriculture sector has been the recognition that past efforts have failed in […] Continue reading

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Women in Cross-Border Agricultural Trade

Author: Caselli-Mechael, E. ; with technical contributions from Rubin, D.; Manfre, C. | Publication Date: 2012
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Agricultural sector strategies increasingly recognize the critical contributions that women make to food security and agriculture-led growth. Continue reading

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John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer Mid-Term Evaluation for the 2009 – 2013 Program

This evaluation of the John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) Program was prepared at the request of USAID’s Bureau for Food Security, under the Weidemann Associates Inc. (WAI) Rural and Agricultural Incomes with a Sustainable Environment-Plus (RAISE Plus) Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC) Task Order #20. The purpose of the […] Continue reading

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USAID/East Africa Gender Assessment for Agriculture and Climate Change

This report presents the findings of the second phase of a larger assignment to address gender issues related to design and implementation of the United States Agency for International Development/East Africa (USAID/EA) Regional Economic Growth and Integration (REGI) program. The effort was supported by a task order issued by the […] Continue reading

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USAID/East Africa: Report on the Regional Workshop on Gender, Agriculture, and Global Climate Change, March 20-23, 2012

This report summarizes the proceedings of a regional workshop on integrating attention to gender into agriculture and global climate change (GCC) programming in East Africa. It was held March 20-23, 2012 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It was an outgrowth of an eighteen month process to identify key gender issues […] Continue reading

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Reducing the gender gap in agricultural extension and advisory services

Author: Manfre, C.; Rubin, D. | Publication Date: 2012
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This presentation is based on the paper that was a collective effort of the MEAS Gender Working Group entitled “Reducing the gender gap in agricultural extension and advisory services: How to find the best fit for men and women farmers”. Continue reading

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