Agriculture / ILRI / Livestock / Women

Livestock and women’s livelihoods: The recent evidence

This ILRI discussion paper synthesises evidence of the contributions that livestock make to the livelihoods of poor women in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia and identifies factors that enhance or constrain livestock-related opportunities for women. We apply a gender lens to three livestock-related pathways out of poverty—securing, building and safeguarding livestock assets; increasing and sustaining … Continue reading