Innovating Agriculture Through Gender Lenses

Innovating Agriculture through Gender Lenses

In this innovative vision, agriculture assumes a prominent role in the development agenda. Creating more understanding of the role of agriculture in development has become a topic of interest. FAO (2006) states that:

“If properly managed, agriculture can have a positive impact on poverty alleviation, food security, rural and urban population distribution and the environment. Evidence suggests that these indirect contributions to welfare and their mechanisms are not well understood, seldom analyzed in the context of development, and rarely reflected in national and rural development policy strategies.”

Innovating agriculture through gender lenses

Published by silviasarapuraescobar

Interdisciplinary researcher and scholar with professional experience in agricultural and food systems and gender. For the past ten years, I have worked in different contexts of Latin America, Africa and South East Asia. Converse fluently in Spanish, at an intermediate level in Portuguese and Italian, and at a basic level in French.

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