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In the forest, women’s voices not heard: report

LIMA, Peru: REDD+ – with its emphasis on the sustainable management of forests, is so often pitched to communities and what they can do to help ensure their futures.

And even while civil society emphasizes helping the poor and indigenous forest communities, a ...

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Posted on : 26/05/2015
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"En 1970, l'Afrique fournissait 30% des exportations mondiales de café… Aujourd'hui, à peine 10% pour faire vivre 50 millions de petits planteurs". Ces mots à l'entrée du stand de Café Africa au Festicoffee 2015, qui s'est tenu à Yaoundé du 23 au 25 avril, organisé par le Conseil interprofessionnel du cacao et du café (CICC), en disent long des défis qui se présentent à l'ensemble de...

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Posted on : 06/05/2015

This success story written by Wouedjie Alice-Norra, a lawyer who works at the Cameroon youth Initiative for Rural Development, CAMYIRD, is part of the "Young women and Youth's Gender Perspectives in Agricultural Development" series that spotlight young...

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Posted on : 30/04/2015
In recent years, the number of mentoring programs for women entrepreneurs has increased worldwide. The MIF’s Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEempower) initiative and NEXSO want to identify the most innovative mentoring programs for women entrepreneurs that have the best, most effective results, and...
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Posted on : 20/04/2015

* By Nancy Lee, General Manager, Multilateral Investment Fund

Empowering rural women as farmers, entrepreneurs, and leaders throughout the agricultural value chain is a topic with exceptional importance for agricultural productivity, fighting poverty and food security.

Earlier this month, we at the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-...

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Posted on : 17/04/2015

Women all over the world play a critical role in providing food and education as well as ensuring the well-being of their families and communities. But often, their contribution goes unrecognized. This is the case for women farmers in many regions of the world: they work and manage the land, but very often they are not entitled to own or inherit it. They can use the land, and work on it and...

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Posted on : 16/04/2015
Coinciding with Father's day in many countries, the Closing the gender gap in farming under climate change event was hosted on 19 March in Paris. This high-level event gathered many professionals working directly or indirectly with gender issues in agriculture.
 
The atmosphere in the room was exciting as participants slowly took their seats. While waiting for the...
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Posted on : 16/04/2015

Why should men be interested in closing the gender gap in food and farming under climate change? Bruce Campbell, CCAFS director, argues that ultimately, the gender gap affects us all.

The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) ...

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Posted on : 14/04/2015
Selling milk in Ethiopia. Photo: ILRI (Flickr Images)

Some of the foods that would most enhance nutrition in diets in the developing world are also the riskiest in terms of food safety. Numerous health risks exist along the value chain for livestock and fish products, from production to consumption. In this post, Sophie Theis (...

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Posted on : 08/04/2015
The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (Spring 2015)

Updated regularly with the most current statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau,The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap is a commonsense guide that provides key facts about the gender pay...

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Posted on : 07/04/2015

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