To facilitate mutual exchange, the visiting farmers presented on the Seasonal Food Availability Calendars that were created by WorldFish with farmer feedback based on the twelve-month availability of foods in the community, with a calendar for each FAO food group
Please join us on August 24, 2016 for a webinar on Assessing Agricultural Technologies for their Impacts on Gender Roles and Nutrition! Description Designing and disseminating technologies through Agricultural Extension Services in a gender-responsive and nutrition-sensitive way can help extend the benefits of technologies like increased productivity, income, and food availability to both men and[…]
Posted: 09 Feb 2016 01:00 PM PST The following post, by A4NH-IFPRI collaborator Hitomi Komatsu, was originally published on the Agrilinks site. Women farmers threshing rice in Punjab, India. Source: Flickr (Neil Palmer/CIAT) Malnutrition is a severe problem, especially in poor households in developing countries. Many families are not well nourished because they do not[…]
Within the development community, large international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) constitute an important block of actors engaged in delivering training, goods, and services aimed at improving agriculture-based livelihoods and the nutritional status of households engaged in small-scale agriculture.
Improving but still a long ways to go: A status update on women’s empowerment in Africa from the Brookings Africa in Focus Blog Photo from Brookings