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August 15, 2018Knowledge Portal
Woman in agriculture, and climate risks: Hotspots for development

This study presents a methodology to identify hotspots where climate change adaptation and gender based interventions could be prioritized. Climate change adaptation interventions can be better targeted by being linked with a type of climatic risks experienced by women farmers and their social profile. »

August 2, 2018Knowledge Portal
Socio-economic, marketing and gender aspects of village chicken production in the tropics: A review of literature

This paper reviews the literature that focuses on the socio-economic, gender and marketing aspects of chicken production in the tropics. Chicken production contributes to food security, poverty alleviation and gender equality. However, the level of production and productivity is still low and constrained. »

July 24, 2018Knowledge Portal
Socio-economic, marketing and gender aspects of village chicken production in the tropics: A review of literature

This literature review focusses on the socio-economic, gender and marketing aspects of chicken production in the tropics. Chicken production is the main stay of livelihoods of most rural households in developing countries. Large number of women in the household are actively engaged in chicken production. »

July 5, 2018Knowledge Portal
Empowering women in agribusiness through social and behaviour change

A publication series shares the experiences and initial impact of the first round of gender-transformative Household Dialogues conducted in Kenya and Vietnam in 2017. The household dialogue sessions impacted rural women and men in that they are now open to reflecting on and rethinking gender norms. »

June 12, 2018Knowledge Portal
What happens after technology adoption? Gendered aspects of small-scale irrigation technologies in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Tanzania

This paper complements the literature on gender and technology adoption, which largely focuses on reasons for low rates of female technology adoption, by shifting attention to what happens within a household after it adopts a technology. »

June 5, 2018Knowledge Portal
Land right as a critical factor in donor agricultural investments: Constraints and opportunities for YieldWise in Kenya’s mango value chain

This article provides an overview of the land tenure situation concerning Kenyan mango farmers. The two main issues raised are the risks born of the tenure insecure situations of women and youth. »