EU addresses female equality as part of SDG5

The European Union (EU), in an effort to reach Sustainable Development Goal 5 in all internal and external policy areas, are also upping the ante with regards to its  Gender Action Plan III, highlighting the EU’s political and operational roadmap...

Gender-Responsive Extension During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This research was funded by the CGIAR Research Program (CRP) on Policies Institutions and Markets (PIM), CRP on Livestock, and the CGIAR Gender Platform, which are supported by contributors to the CGIAR Trust Fund, and the IFAD-funded ICARDA project “Use of...

‘Help women farmers compete in bigger markets’

Has South Africa done enough to support women’s enterprises in South Africa? If you ask Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) provincial head Alex Qunta, the answer is no. And this lack of support is particularly true in the agricultural sector, he says.  Qunta...