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Households, agroecosystems and rural resources management: a guidebook for broadening the concepts of gender and farming systems
Scientists working to provide farmers with new technologies often have a narrow view of the farming systems in which their technologies must fit. Conventional stereotypes also govern their views on gender. The exercises ...
Gender and fisheries: do women support, complement or subsidize men's small-scale fishing activities?
Women’s involvement in fisheries is more significant than often assumed. According to current estimates from nine major fish producing countries, they comprise 46% of the labor force in smallscale capture fisheries-related ...
Gender and aquaculture: sharing the benefits equitably
Aquaculture is the fastest growing agricultural sector in the world; it can meet both the food security and cash needs of poor households in Africa and the Asia-Pacific region. Women’s involvement in aquaculture is more ...
Gender strategy brief: A gender transformative approach to research in development in aquatic agricultural systems
In July 2011, the CGIAR approved the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) in recognition of the importance of these systems and the potential they provide for reducing poverty. Our goal is to reduce ...
Transforming gender relations: Key to positive development outcomes in aquatic agricultural systems
The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) is committed to improving the food security and wellbeing of poor people who depend on freshwater and coastal ecosystems for their livelihoods. AAS is ...
Supporting gender-inclusive dialogue over natural resource management
Rural households who fail to gain a voice in decisions over the management of shared forests, pasturelands, wetlands and fisheries face heightened risks to their livelihoods, particularly as competition increases between ...