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Gender inequalities across farming systems: Insights from the Rural Household Multi-Indicator Survey

Originally posted on the RHoMIS blog

Scientists and development practitioners around the world are working with smallholder farmers to transform their agricultural practices to better adapt to, and even mitigate, climate change. The international development community has prioritized two strategies in this regard – increasing the sale of crop and livestock products through increased market participation (commercialization) and increasing the number of crop and livestock species on-farm (diversification).

​However, little is known as to the gendered impacts of these changes and specifically, whether these strategies may intensify inequalities between men and women. Continue reading this article written by Katie Tavenner.

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