Webinar on FTF's Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI)
Nov 09, 2012
This webinar session provided information on how to calculate the Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) and its indicators. Emily Hogue of USAID and Hazel Malapit of IFPRI discussed the purpose of the Index for Feed the Future, how it is used as monitoring indicator and a diagnostic tool, and gave important information about resources to help with data collection and analysis. Online participants engaged with the presenters via the Adobe Connect chat function. You may watch a redording of the webinar by clicking on the link at right.
Watch a short video on the WEAI here:
USAID Bureau for Food Security
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
On November 17th at 10:00am EST, Hazel Malapit, Senior Research Coordinator at the Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and Cheryl Doss, Senior Departmental Lecturer in Development Economics at Oxford University, member of the Policies...
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Empowering women is a critical component to improving food security. But what does women's empowerment in agriculture look like and how can practitioners design activities to promote it?
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