Family Farming Knowledge Platform

Emerging responses to the COVID-19 crisis from family farming and the agroecology movement in Latin America – A rediscovery of food, farmers and collective action In Latin America, the so-called informal sector associated with family farming and the agroecology movements were instrumental at coping with and adapting to the COVID-19 challenges. The objective of thisContinue reading “Family Farming Knowledge Platform”

Agricultural Systems

Emerging responses to the COVID-19 crisis from family farming and the agroecology movement in Latin America – A rediscovery of food, farmers and collective action. Abstract CONTEXT In Latin America, the so-called informal sector associated with family farming and the agroecology movements were instrumental at coping with and adapting to the COVID-19 challenges. OBJECTIVE To assess theContinue reading “Agricultural Systems”

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 urbanContinue reading “Innovating Agriculture Through Gender Lenses”

Gender Capacity Development

Gender capacity development and organizational culture change in the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems: A conceptual framework. The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) supports resource-poor women and men to overcome poverty, malnutrition and food insecurity by bringing science to bear on these challenges. Social and gender issues, which restrict women andContinue reading “Gender Capacity Development”