Gender Impact Strategy for Agricultural Development

Published: June 2008

Argues for addressing gender equality issues in agricultural development projects. Outlines required components for future grants, including women's optimum participation, efforts to increase income-generating opportunities, and monitoring and evaluation.

Key Findings

  • Incorporating gender considerations has the potential to not only increase effectiveness and sustainability but to also to change paradigms, which is why we must be deliberate and committed as we proceed.
  • The effect of this commitment has the potential to transform not only our work but also the larger field of development.

Populations Rural, Women

Industries Agriculture/Food Processing

Publishers Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Geographic Focus Global