Thus, addressing gender in agriculture is not only a matter of ideology but
a matter of development effectiveness.
1: Sustainable increases in system productivity 2: Equitable access to markets 3: Social-ecological resilience and adaptive capacity 4: Gender equity 5: Policies and institutions to empower AAS users 6: Knowledge sharing, learning and innovation Themes of CRP1.3
Changing the way people perceive & react to change
Gender as a transformative theme of action
Action area 1: Gender gap mapping and use of interactive social media for changing attitudes and behavior relating to gender roles and relations. Action area 2: The program proposes a livelihood-trajectory & decision-making tool to enhance decision-making capacity of women at the community, national & regional levels. Proposed gender transformative action
Action area 3: A gender & assets action network is proposed as a mechanism for assessing the current status of policies & processes for gender-equitable access to a wide range of productive assets in AAS & fast-tracking the implementation of gender mainstreaming in these policies & processes.
Priority setting Reflection of differential needs, interests and priorities of women and men. Research in development Researchers are attuned to gender issues; consult & involve females & males Gender mainstreaming in stages of research in development cycle requires ensuring
Extension Female & male extension workers deliver extension services; female & male producers receive them; gender sensitive intervention approach Adoption of innovations Factors such as lack of necessary cash, labor, skills, and property rights, differing for men and women do not constrain adoption of innovation.
Evaluation & impact assessment Gender differences are taken into account in deciding on criteria or indicators that assess the costs and benefits of agricultural innovation and their related distribution.
Another great thing about CRP1.3 gender strategy is that budgetary allocation has been ensured for it