This training module is the fourth of a series of modules on gender and climate change for a range of practitioners and policy makers in Africa. It provides basic information and learning tools needed to understand, advocate and influence climate change polices at the regional, national, and community levels so that they integrate gender perspectives. In particular it focuses on gender, agriculture and food security, and covers the following themes: the different roles of men and women in agriculture and food security in Africa; climatic stresses on agricultural production, and food and nutritional security and the gender dimensions of these stresses; and the need and options for integrating gender perspectives in agricultural and food security policies. 

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Organization: UNDP, Global Gender and Climate Alliance

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Gender, Policy Instruments, Capacity Development

Type of material: Other

Publication date: 2011

Language: English