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WOMEN FARMERS AGENTS OF CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT

WOMEN FARMERS AGENTS OF CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT

WOMEN FARMERS AGENTS OF CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT

WOMEN FARMERS AGENTS OF CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT

1 MATRIX: Worst case best case


Sector
Socio-cultural-political

BEST CASE SCENARIO


Gender disaggregated data information Country and culture specific. Women of different ages, contexts etc. Womens resiliency in food systems End social taboos against women. Necessary: change of model. Effective quotas! 40% Education and empowerment on human rights. Support for a social movement in favour of womens rights Leadership training. Participation in assemblies, leaders, decision making positions. Governments have to make effective their gender policies. Self worth. Sensibilization of men and authorities.

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Sector
Technological

BEST CASE SCENARIO Women in research, training. Access to technology, adapted to (rural, womens) needs. Knowledge building of crop management. Farmer Field Schools.

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Sector
Economic

BEST CASE SCENARIO


Broader definition of productivity. Gender budgets. Recognize their share of economic activities. Access to information on markets. Reduce intermediaries. Access to credits and financial services (right!). Can earn their own money and control it. Secure (co) land tenure, property rights. Support to local and traditional financial systems. Empowerment related to financial capacities. Re-valuate peasant systems which produces food, but bearing in mind that there are also inequalities.

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Sector
Environmental

BEST CASE SCENARIO Public policies: guarantee access to land and natural resources.

SECTOR: SOCIO-CULTURALPOLITICAL Formation

FOR WHAT?

HOW?

WHO?

MATRIX 2: Proposals by sector


Strengthen rights professionalization Space for selfworth. Reflection on roles. Participating as directive persons that represent their own interest and of FF. Gender quota for participation and training. Social organizations (beneficiated persons, demanders). State (promote role, facilitator for financial resources). Organizations, NGOs, Facilitate tools, methodological, organizational. Resources for selfmanagement.

SECTOR: TECHN.
Revalue, innovate old technologies

FOR WHAT?
Identify new technologies that cut down womens time. Support ecologically sustainable development. Save labour, water. Select seed according to womens criteria. Fuel saving technologies. Technology to receive information (market prices)

HOW?
Incentives for womens farmers, development, support. Gov support and training for women scientists, extension workers. Technical assistance to improve market access (ICT). Long term support to participatory research processes, involving researchers and FO. Shift from micro-level credits to greater variety of funding facilities. Criteria: environmentally friendly. Support for women in rural community centers. Radio programmes for women.

WHO?

MATRIX 2: Proposals by sector


Governments. Agricultural Ministries. Private sector. Banks. FO, womens organizations. Rural, agrarian development NGOs. Media. Research Institutions, Universities.

Proposal 2:

SECTOR: ECONOMIC Access to credits

FOR WHAT?

HOW?

WHO?

MATRIX 2: Proposals by sector


Produce and marketing. Autonomy of women. Transformation of production. Secure selling of products, improve rentability of exploitations. Policies of services for women. Strengthen womens groups. Public and private sector.

Improve access to marketing channels

Coops. Networks of marketing. Training.

Public institutions. Organizations of consumers, women.

SECTOR: ENVIRONMENTAL States, NGOs, FO, local collectives

FOR WHAT?

HOW?

WHO?

MATRIX 2: Proposals by sector


Alternative systems <i.e. cookstoves - less wood, less emissions; rural electrification Reduce deforestation Recognition of needs and capacities. Eliminate monopolies (public, energy). Participatory approaches (food systems, seed selection, improvement) Promote plants in risk of extinction (fruits, medicanl plants) Based on local knowledge, reduce technological costs

Reduce womens time, International augment womens organizations education, health (energy) support for traditional Biodiversity FO, Research centres (public), Gov systems of conservation and biodiversity Gov, NGOs, FO, local Education of rural collectives, regional womne on climate change organisms

Counter climate change Counter climate change

Gov, NGOs, FO, local Water potability collectives, regional organisms


System of Risk management and disaster prevention