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Gender and Rural Employment Policy Briefs

Women contribute significantly to agriculture and the rural economy in developing countries, however, compared to men, they have less access to productive resources and employment opportunities. FAO’s The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) on Women in Agriculture: closing the gender gap for development (2011) shows that reducing gender inequalities in access to resources, services… Read more »

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Community-based adaptation to climate change makes economic sense

By Fiona Percy: CARE International How can communities in developing countries, which are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, access the resources they need to cope with and build resilience to the climatic threats they face? And how can they successfully plan for and implement community-based adaptation initiatives that deliver positive results? For… Read more »