There is a widespread perception that ongoing social, economic, political, and environmental change processes in sub-Saharan Africa are leading to increasing levels of disadvantage based on social difference. This perception reflects the apparent inability of some groups to engage with new institutions for accessing and managing natural resources; new value chain governance models; and new regulatory measures affecting market access. In many rural locations it is women, along with young and poor men who are pinpointed as being increasingly disadvantaged.
Future Agricultures Policy Brief 039, June 2011, 5 pp.
Policy Brief No. 39. Integrating social difference, gender and social analysis into agricultural development