This paper analyzes gender differences in awareness and adoption of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) practices using data from a survey administered to men and women within the same households...
Agriculture in Africa has been traditionally seen as an important employment provider, supporting agriculture-based livelihoods of the vast majority of the African population, (James, 2014; World Bank, 2011) and absorbing the largest share of the employed population. Data suggest that almost 224 million people aged 15 and above are directly engaged in agriculture in Africa (ILO, 2021), corresponding to nearly half of the total employed population in the continent and absorbing ¼ of global agricultural employment.
|Year of publication|
|Geographic coverage||Southern AfricaEast AfricaNorthern AfricaAfricaWestern AfricaSub-Saharan Africa|
06 May 2022
|Related organisation(s)||IFPRI - International Food Policy Research Institute|
|Knowledge service | Metadata||Global Food and Nutrition Security |Climate extremes and food security |FarmerRural employment|
|Digital Europa Thesaurus (DET)||climate changegender equalitywomanmanAgriculture|
Impact evaluations and cost-benefit analyses often guide investments in agricultural development but determining whether an investment is cost effective in empowering women is a major challenge. The multidimensional, dynamic...
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