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Happy Pi Day from A4NH: Increasing—and improving—your slice of the pie

The following blog story by Agnes Quisumbing, Hazel Malapit, and Mysbah Balagamwala was originally published on the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) blog. It’s Pi Day! (3/14). And to celebrate we’re continuing our…

Making sense of land, statistics, and gender

The following post was originally published on the site of the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets. “Making sense of Land, Statistics and Gender”, a new infographic by the Gender and Land Rights database (GLRD) of the Food…

The four things you need to know about women’s land rights

At USAID, we know that addressing gender issues is essential in our work to end extreme poverty and create resilient, democratic societies. Period. Women are key drivers of economic growth and must gain access to and control of capital, land, markets,…

Why paying attention to gender matters for climate change adaptation

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…

Gender and sustainability: A matter of balance

Rumor has it that women are naturally the more environmentally conscious sex. As farmers, mothers, and keepers of the earth, they are the ones who selflessly care for the planet and will bear disproportionate burden as it is degraded.

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