van den Bold, M.
Gender, assets, and market-oriented agriculture: learning from high-value crop and livestock projects in Africa and Asia
Region: Global | Topic: Agriculture & Food Security
Strengthening the abilities of smallholder farmers in developing countries, particularly women farmers, to produce for both home and the market is currently a development priority. In many contexts, ownership of assets is strongly gendered, reflecting existing gender norms and limiting women’s ability to invest in more profitable livelihood strategies such […] Continue reading
Region: Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa | Topic: Gender 360
Tags: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Research and Evaluation, Value Chains
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