Gender and food systems
Overcoming evidence gaps
Fostering gender inclusion can have positive impacts on the food systems' triple challenge
of ensuring food security and nutrition for a growing population, supporting the livelihoods
of millions of people working in the food supply chain, and doing so in an environmentally
sustainable way. Yet these positive synergies are often invisible as sex-disaggregated
information is not collected. This report calls for the development of better evidence
on gender and food systems as a necessary first step in the path towards gender equality.
Based on OECD countries’ experiences, it provides a roadmap to identify and overcome
evidence gaps on gender aspects and policies that address gender inequality in food
systems with the aim of advancing women’s contribution to food systems.
Published on September 22, 2022
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