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  • Updated GAAP toolkit now available | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    Burkina Faso KickStart International Tanzania Kenya Landesa India Land O Lakes Mozambique Questionnaires Land O Lakes tools Landesa tools Kickstart tools HKI tools Harvest Plus tools EADD tools CSISA tools CARE tools BRAC tools Findings Core Team Principal Investigators Bios Other Core Members Bios External Advisory Committee EAC Role Bios Updated GAAP toolkit now available 2014 October 8 by ckovarik The GAAP Gender Assets toolkit originally created in February 2012 has now been updated This updated version includes case studies from each of the portfolio projects a new section on key lessons learned and links to the tools used in each project The new version of the toolkit can be found here Individual case studies can also be read here from GAAP1 Uncategorized No comments yet Comments are closed Get Free Updates RSS Feed Email Updates What is GAAP GAAP core team members works with agricultural development projects in South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa to 1 Identify how development projects impact men s and women s assets 2 Clarify which strategies have been successful in reducing gender gaps in asset access control and ownership 3 Improve partner organization s abilities to measure and analyze qualitative and quantitative gender and

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  • GAAP Case Studies | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    International Tanzania Kenya Landesa India Land O Lakes Mozambique Questionnaires Land O Lakes tools Landesa tools Kickstart tools HKI tools Harvest Plus tools EADD tools CSISA tools CARE tools BRAC tools Findings Core Team Principal Investigators Bios Other Core Members Bios External Advisory Committee EAC Role Bios GAAP Case Studies The following case studies were written based upon interviews with project leads from the GAAP portfolio projects The Case Studies provide a summary of the project and its key findings as well as a Q A on some of the major issues that project leaders encountered during the project s life BRAC Case Study CARE Case Study CSISA Case Study 1 CSISA Case Study 2 Harvest Plus Case Study HKI Case Study Kickstart Case Study Landesa Case Study Land O Lakes Case Study Get Free Updates RSS Feed Email Updates What is GAAP GAAP core team members works with agricultural development projects in South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa to 1 Identify how development projects impact men s and women s assets 2 Clarify which strategies have been successful in reducing gender gaps in asset access control and ownership 3 Improve partner organization s abilities to measure and analyze qualitative

    Original URL path: http://gaap.ifpri.info/gaap-case-studies/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Tools used in GAAP now available! | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    Land O Lakes tools Landesa tools Kickstart tools HKI tools Harvest Plus tools EADD tools CSISA tools CARE tools BRAC tools Findings Core Team Principal Investigators Bios Other Core Members Bios External Advisory Committee EAC Role Bios Tools used in GAAP now available 2014 September 25 by ckovarik The tools used by each of the projects in GAAP have now been posted on the website These include both qualitative and quantitative tools For more information on what worked and didn t with each of these tools we recommend you read the case studies in particular the interviews with project leads The tools can all be found at the Questionnaires tab above or by clicking on the link to each specific project below Tools BRAC CARE CSISA Harvest Plus HKI Kickstart Landesa Land O Lakes from GAAP1 Uncategorized No comments yet Comments are closed Get Free Updates RSS Feed Email Updates What is GAAP GAAP core team members works with agricultural development projects in South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa to 1 Identify how development projects impact men s and women s assets 2 Clarify which strategies have been successful in reducing gender gaps in asset access control and ownership 3

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  • Power Points from DC Outreach Event | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    Points from DC Outreach Event 2014 May 12 by ckovarik Last Thursday GAAP hosted an outreach event in Washington DC to present the findings from some of the projects in the GAAP portfolio The morning event began with a welcome by Agnes Quisumbing and Ruth Meinzen Dick two of the four Principle Investigators of the GAAP who also gave a presentation on the GAAP conceptual framework and an overview of the project The event also included presentations from Dan Gilligan and Neha Kumar on the Harvest Plus Reaching End Users REU project from David Spielman on the CSISA laser land leveling project from Deanna Olney on the Helen Keller International project from Shalini Roy on BRAC s Targeting the Ultra Poor project and from Agnes Quisumbing on CARE s Strengthing the Dairy Value Chain SDVC project The presenters were joined by session chairs Keith Weibe and Marie Ruel from IFPRI The event concluded with closing remarks from John McDermott Director of the CRP on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health A4NH from GAAP1 Powerpoints Resources No comments yet Comments are closed Get Free Updates RSS Feed Email Updates What is GAAP GAAP core team members works with agricultural development projects in

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  • Powerpoints | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    tools Findings Core Team Principal Investigators Bios Other Core Members Bios External Advisory Committee EAC Role Bios Posts from the Powerpoints Category 0 5 12 14 Power Points from DC Outreach Event Get Free Updates RSS Feed Email Updates What is GAAP GAAP core team members works with agricultural development projects in South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa to 1 Identify how development projects impact men s and women s

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  • Resources | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    tools CSISA tools CARE tools BRAC tools Findings Core Team Principal Investigators Bios Other Core Members Bios External Advisory Committee EAC Role Bios Posts from the Resources Category 0 5 12 14 Power Points from DC Outreach Event 0 12 11 13 GAAP Project Notes Findings from GAAP Projects Now Available 0 2 15 12 Revised Version of the Gender Assets Toolkit Available Online 0 12 14 11 GAAP Conceptual Framework Discussion Paper Avaliable Online 0 2 11 11 New resources to help agriculture project designers achieve improved nutrition 0 2 1 11 In Her Name Measuring the Gender Asset Gap in Ecuador Ghana and India 0 1 12 11 Publication Journal of Development Studies Special Section on Assets and Gender 0 1 3 11 New Publication on Gender Asset Dynamics in Northern Nigeria 0 1 3 11 UNECE Toolkit on Developing Gender Statistics 0 12 20 10 Presentations from TEDx event on gender Older Entries Get Free Updates RSS Feed Email Updates What is GAAP GAAP core team members works with agricultural development projects in South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa to 1 Identify how development projects impact men s and women s assets 2 Clarify which strategies have

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  • Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project | An IFPRI Info site
    the Seattle Times entitled Seeds of Hope The first part of the series focuses on Landesa s work with landless families particularly in India The granting of micro plots to landless families has proved successful in lifting families out of poverty contributing to household food security and freeing up household income usually spent on food to be spent on other purchases like education A pilot girls empowerment project works through girl s groups to educate girls in how to grow food for their families the hope is that endowing the girls with this kind of useful knowledge will make families reconsider marrying the girls off at a young age allowing them to complete their educations and break out of the cycle of poverty The second part of the series focuses on Landesa s founder Roy Prosterman a University of Washington law professor The series also includes a beautiful Photo Essay which displays photos from West Bengal where Landesa s Security of Girls Through Land project operates from GAAP1 Uncategorized GAAP Highlighted in IFPRI s 2012 Global Food Policy Report 2013 March 18 Comments Off on GAAP Highlighted in IFPRI s 2012 Global Food Policy Report by ckovarik On Thursday March 14th IFPRI launched its 2012 Global Food Policy Report entitled Walk the Talk The report explores the world food situation in 2012 highlights several key issues including youth employment in agriculture and a green economy and looks ahead to scenarios in the future of food Chapter 4 in the report entitled Closing the Gender Gap focuses on women in agriculture It points to the growing attention th at was given to gender in 2012 particularly through the FAO s State of Food and Agriculture Report 2010 2011 and the World Bank s Development Report 2012 It also highlights the Gender Agriculture and Assets Project as a key example of a project that explicitly pays more attention to gender differences in rights resources and responsibilities as a way to achieve development objectives It mentions several of the GAAP portfolio projects including Land O Lakes Landesa BRAC CARE HKI and HarvestPlus To read the full chapter click here Research and development programming is thus moving from gender blind to gender aware though more needs to be done In particular a more solid evidence base on gender in agriculture needs to be built in particular through more detailed robust and longer term analyses of both quantitative and qualitative gender data women s control over assets needs to be strengthened including natural resources tools and technologies and financial human and social capital and partnerships with women s organizations need to be formed though enlisting men s support is crucial A commitment to gender responsive and gender transformative agriculture can improve agricultural productivity food security and nutrition and thus cannot be ignored The event page for the launch event can be found here http www ifpri org event launch ifpri s 2012 global food policy report from GAAP1 Uncategorized New Agriculturist Article Tackling Gender Blindness

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  • New Paper: Closing the Gender Asset Gap: Learning from Value Chain Development in Africa and Asia | Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project
    Plus tools EADD tools CSISA tools CARE tools BRAC tools Findings Core Team Principal Investigators Bios Other Core Members Bios External Advisory Committee EAC Role Bios New Paper Closing the Gender Asset Gap Learning from Value Chain Development in Africa and Asia 2013 October 10 by ckovarik A new paper developed for the UN Foundation and ExxonMobil Foundation research collaboration on Building a Roadmap for Women s Economic Empowerment has just been released This paper written by several of the PIs and Core Members of GAAP explores value chains in five of the GAAP projects dairy value chains in Bangladesh and Mozambique CARE and Land O Lakes horticultural crops in Burkina Faso HKI and orange fleshed sweet potato in Uganda HarvestPlus For the full paper click here For more information on the Building a Roadmap for Women s Economic Empowerment research collaboration click here from GAAP1 Uncategorized No comments yet Comments are closed Get Free Updates RSS Feed Email Updates What is GAAP GAAP core team members works with agricultural development projects in South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa to 1 Identify how development projects impact men s and women s assets 2 Clarify which strategies have been successful in

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