Le genre et la crise mondiale des prix des produits alimentaires

Translated title of the contribution: Gender and the global food-price crisis

Agnes Quisumbing*, Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Julia Andrea Behrman, Lucy Basset

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

This article argues that it is imperative to take gender into consideration when evaluating the impact of the global food-price crisis and developing crisis-related policies. Consideration of gender is important, given the key role that women play in agriculture, the disproportionate impact that the crisis has on women, and the potential role that women can play in resolving the crisis. Recent research on differential impacts of the crisis is discussed, as are gender dimensions - or lack thereof - in policy responses.

Translated title of the contributionGender and the global food-price crisis
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)488-492
Number of pages5
JournalDevelopment in Practice
Volume21
Issue number4-5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2011

Keywords

  • Gender and diversity
  • Governance and public policy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Development

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