Framework For Gender Mainstreaming in IFAD’s Operations

This paper from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) outlines a framework for Gender Mainstreaming on IFAD projects.


  • Purpose and Scope of the Gender Framework
  • Guiding principles
  • Gender equality/women’s empowerment – IFAD policy principles
  • Operational objectives
  • Key Features of Gender-sensitive Design and Implementation
  • Responsibilities for implementation
  • Results Framework For Gender Mainstreaming In IFAD Operations


International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), (2008). Framework for Gender Mainstreaming in IFAD’s operations . Retrieved from website: