Accelerating Gender Equality in the Agribusiness Sector

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This tip sheet is designed to help private sector companies operating in the agribusiness sector to accelerate gender equality.

In Asia and the Pacific, women play important roles along agriculture value chains as producers,  suppliers, providers of complementary services, workers distributors, and consumers. To advance gender equality in the agribusiness sector, the tip sheet identifies 5 key entry points: (i) increasing women’s access to inputs and financing; (ii) increasing women’s access to knowledge, networks, and technical assistance; (iii) expanding the role women play in the supply chain; (iv) increasing gender equality in governance, leadership and the workforce; and (v) enhancing gender equality in the workplace.

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