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The latest issue of insights, a thematic overview of recent policy-relevant research findings on international development, shows how policy and practice can potentially improve food security while supporting women's empowerment.
The publication serves as a useful tool for engaging with related policy processes – from grassroots organisations to the highest levels of government. It is the result of a collaborative process involving experts in gender and food policy, research and practice from South Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East.
According to the publication, development policies and practice can focus on women's critical role as food producers, consumers and family carers, while transforming gender norms and inequalities within households and communities. There is no 'one size fits all' approach to achieving these outcomes, but it is vital to ensure that food security interventions: