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Policy Reports

Effective Gender Mainstreaming in Agriculture for Secure Household Nutrition

Kerri Agee, Leland Fellow
Published 2011


Gender and “gender mainstreaming” have become buzzwords around food and nutrition security initiatives in recent years. However the true meaning of gender mainstreaming and the policy framework that must be in place to ensure equal benefit to women and men are often misunderstood by both policy makers and practitioners. This paper explains why now is a good time to push at the international, country, and donor levels to harness the current energy and global attention surrounding gender mainstreaming, especially for nutrition and agriculture.

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Publication tags: Policy Reports - Food Systems and Agriculture, Gender, Health, Nutrition and Hunger

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Kerri Agee

Leland Fellow