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Changing Farm Structure and Agricultural Commercialisation: Implications for Livelihood Improvements Among Small-Scale Farmers in Nigeria (APRA, Future Agricultures Consortium, 2022-05-01)Research in several African countries shows the rapid rise of a medium-scale farming (MSF) sector. While national development policy strategies within the region officially regard the smallholder farming sector as an ...
(Cambridge University Press on behalf of the American Political Science Association, 2022-05-18)How can we close persistent gender gaps in political participation? We develop a theory highlighting the role of male household members as “gatekeepers” of women’s participation in patriarchal settings and argue that the ...
(APRA, Future Agricultures Consortium, 2022-05-01)Across Ghana, mixed-crop-livestock enterprises dominate the farming systems with most farmers producing both food staples and non-food cash crops. However, this paper focuses mainly on oil palm-producing farmers because ...
India’s Policy Response to Covid-19 and the Gendered Impact on Urban Informal Workers in Delhi NCR: Introductory Brief (International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), 2022)A year into the pandemic, the devastating impacts have disrupted social and economic infrastructure and have furthermarginalized millions of people. In many ways, the epicentre of the pandemic was felt among the urban ...
Gendered Impact of COVID-19: A Policy Analysis on the Women Workers in the Urban Informal Economy in Kenya (International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), 2021-12)In 2019, the informal sector in Kenya provided a livelihood to approximately 15 million people. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 resulted in socio-economic shocks that primarily affected the informal workforce ...