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Gender Dimensions of Agriculture, Poverty, Nutrition and Food Security in Nigeria

"Gender analysis focuses on the different roles and responsibilities of women and men and how these affect society, culture, the economy and politics. For example, important differences exist between women and men in their quality of life; in the am…

Gains and Gaps: Perceptions and Experiences of Gender in Africa

Africans broadly support gender equality in principle and applaud government performance in promoting it, sometimes in the face of contrary evidence. But fewer than half assert that the equality agenda has actually advanced in recent years, and atti…

Trade and Women’s Wage Employment

The main goal of this paper is to address an important question that arises from the interaction between increased participation in international trade, labor markets, and gender inequality; namely, the impact of trade liberalization on women’s acce…

Women in Africa’s Maritime Space

The maritime environment is male-dominated and women’s inclusion into the maritime sector remains a challenge. There are a number of cultural, structural and workplace barriers that render the maritime environment unattractive to many women. Compr…

Participating in Research Surveys in Rural Communities: Challenges Women Face and Recommendations for Improvement

Women in rural communities have the responsibility of securing biomass used for cooking, water, agricultural activities that provides food and income for the family, caring for husband and children as well as household management. They wake up very …

Does Addressing Gender Inequalities and Empowering Women Improve Development Program Outcomes? The Case of the "Cassava: Adding Value for Africa" Project in Ghana

We surveyed twenty communities and 2,716 households in the Atebubu-Amantin District, Ghana, using a Community-Based Monitoring System (CBMS) to assess the effect of the “Cassava: Adding Value for Africa” project. We incorporated questions on gende…

Local Capacities for Peace: Addressing Land-based Conflicts in Somaliland and Afghanistan

It was the aim of the project to conduct case studies on certain land conflicts in order to generate reliable knowledge on the main causes, the conflict cycle and possible mechanisms of civil conflict resolution. In both Somaliland and Afghanista…

Female Entrepreneurship, Access to Credit and Firms' Performance in Senegal

There has been a noticeable improvement in female entrepreneurship in Senegal. From 2007 to 2014, the total share of female-owned firms in the country has grown from 23.8% to 32.1%. The share of female entrepreneurs in new start-ups, in particular…

Gender and Small-scale Fisheries in Africa

Fisheries – and small-scale fisheries in particular – contribute significantly to economic and food security in Africa. Women play an important role along the fisheries value chain and in fishing communities. However, their contributions often go …

Gender in Higher Education in Puntland: From Accessibility to Creating Supportive Environment for Women in Higher Education and Research

Female educational attainments are associated with women’s capacity to make informed decisions about various aspects of life, including health, marriage, and reproduction. Similarly, there is a positive relationship between educational attainment …

Review of the Gender Compliance Assessment of Uganda’s National Budget: A Focus on the Agriculture Sector

The study examined the approach used to integrate gender issues in the budgeting process in Uganda. It focused on the agriculture sector and specifically analysed the Ministerial Policy Statements (MPS) of four institutions: Ministry of Agriculture,…

Review of Gender Budgeting at Sub National Level in Uganda: Insights from Mbarara, Mukono and Soroti Districts

These are the findings of the study that analysed gender responsiveness in budgeting at sub-national level in Uganda. It studied how gender was mainstreamed in the budgets for health and agriculture in three districts, namely, Mukono, Soroti, and Mb…

Rape: A Rising Crisis and Reality for the Women in Somalia

Somali women are the economic backbone in Somali society and in recent years have assumed more prevailing position as breadwinners of many families. They are the bond that holds families together. They are, however, marginalized and underrepresented…

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