Two new policy briefs look at how collective action might help women to be more included in agricultural markets.
The first (pdf) examines the potential benefits of collective action, how these vary across contexts, and the challenges for policy. The second (pdf) addresses the problem of measuring women’s empowerment through collective action.
- Collective Action, Gender Relations and Social Inclusion in African Agricultural Markets (pdf 194 kb), Policy Brief 64 by Sally Baden
- Women’s economic empowerment and collective action in agriculture: new evidence and measurement challenges (pdf 833kb), Policy Brief 68 by Sally Baden
Photo: Beekeepers in Ethiopia (? Tom Pietrasik/Oxfam)