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gender equity

Fairness of treatment for women and men according to their respective needs. A gender equity goal often requires measures to rectify the imbalances between the sexes, in particular to compensate for the historical and social disadvantages of women. Equity can be understood as the means, where equality is the end. Equity leads to equality.

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Reports & Research
May 2024
Middle Africa

Ce document a été élaboré dans le cadre du Projet de « Restauration des Terres pour l’Autonomisation post- COVID-19 des Femmes rurales et autochtones et la Réduction de la Pauvreté au Cameroun » (LRIWEP) financé par le Centre de Recherches pour le Développement International (CRDI) du Canada avec l’appui technique de World Agroforestry (ICRAF), Centre d’Appui aux Femmes Et Ruraux (CAFER), Actio

Journal Articles & Books
Reports & Research
April 2024

The need for further discussion on territoriality in the context of rural development, driven by the political forces of globalization and the economic and social transformations within nations, comes as no surprise. It arises from the necessity to adapt methodologies, instruments, and activities to meet the new demands imposed by these changes and their unintended consequences.

normas de género en la agricultura familiar y campesina
Manuals & Guidelines
April 2024
Latin America and the Caribbean

El estudio pretende comprender las normas sociales relacionadas con el género que afectan a las mujeres en la agricultura familiar y campesina en términos de sus capacidades productivas, acceso a servicios y mercados, y toma de decisiones.El estudio se llevó a cabo en el marco del Programa conjunto sobre enfoques de género transformadores para lograr la seguridad alimentaria y la nutrición, en

Land Governance for Climate Resilience
Reports & Research
November 2023
South America

This report is a contribution of the knowledge management component of the LAND-at-scale programme (LAS) which is funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and implemented by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland - RVO).

Reports & Research
November 2023

This case study highlights the vulnerability of women in Fiaferana, who are disadvantaged, first, by their gender and indigenous heritage, and second, by their lack of tenure security in the midst of climate change. However, the women of Fiaferana have met these overlapping  challenges head-on through innovative and empowering strategies, including sustainable land use management.

Reports & Research
October 2023

L’économie tchadienne, à l’instar de beaucoup de pays d’Afrique subsaharienne, repose fondamentalement sur le secteur primaire (agriculture et élevage) qui fait vivre 80% de la population tchadienne (Kaou, 2002). Dans les zones rurales, sur les 78% de la population active, 53,9% est constitué par des femmes (FAO et CEEAC, 2021). Selon Oxfam et al.