Small scale irrigation projects yield agricultural gains—but create unanticipated problems for women farmers in Tanzania.
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A new paper outlines the gaps and opportunities in research on climate, gender, and food systems.
Development programs should not assume merely addressing gender is enough to empower women: a more nuanced approach is needed.
More than 150 participants gathered at a series of workshops in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Tanzania to discuss how to improve gender parity in irrigation, focusing on identifying key guiding questions for policy makers and practitioners.
The theme for this year’s World Water Day—“water and jobs”— is intended to draw attention to the often invisible role of water in creating and supporting jobs, and how better water supplies could create better jobs. Nowhere is this more applicable…
By Elizabeth Bryan, Patti Kristjanson, and Claudia Ringler Until recently, there has been little evidence supporting the need to focus on the gendered dimensions of agriculture and climate change. Why? Because few researchers have been talking to…