Gender and food security: how to bolster food production ?

“Providing women with equal access to productive resources and opportunities may be the key to bolstering the struggling global agricultural sector”

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Providing women with equal access to productive resources and opportunities may be the key to bolstering the struggling global agricultural sector

Africa: Towards Gender – Just Food and Nutrition Security

Institute of Development Studies (Brighton)

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This week sees the launch of a new resource on Gender and Food Security from the IDS-based BRIDGE team. The Gender and Food Security Cutting Edge Pack makes the case for a new, gender-aware understanding of food security, arguing that partial, apolitical and gender-blind diagnoses of the problem of food and nutrition insecurity are leading to insufficient policy responses and the failure to realise the right to food for all people.

Achieving Gender Equality in Agriculture - http://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/nodeimage/5842085889_620656d5fe_b_0.jpg Achieving Gender Equality in Agriculture – http://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/nodeimage/5842085889_620656d5fe_b_0.jpg

How can we better achieve nourishing food for all?

The pack identifies examples of practices, policies and programmes at the regional, national and local levels which use strategies that are often simple, yet innovative, to address food…

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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