The cost of the gender gap in agricultural productivity in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda

In this issue :

  • Introduction: the gender gap in agricultural productivity
  • Three takeaways on the gender gap in agricultural productivity
  • Measuring the cost of the gender gap in agricultural productivity
  • Costing the factors that contribute to the gender gap in agricultural productivity
  • Finding the biggest bang for the buck: cost-effective policy interventions
  • Moving from recommendations to implementation
  • Appendix A: Methodology for quantifying the cost of the gender gap in agriculture
  • Appendix B: Methodology for costing the factors of production contributing to the gender gap in agriculture
  • References

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa; Uganda; Malawi; Tanzania, United Republic of

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment; Entrepreneurship; Women farmers; Markets; Productive resources; Rural women; Land and property

Resource Type: Research papers; Institutional reports

UN Women office involved in publication: East and Southern Africa Regional Office

Publication year: 2015

Number of pages: 42

Publishing Entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); World Bank; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)