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Seed Awards 2015 - Call For Applications

Is your enterprise in a start-up phase and does it integrate social and environmental benefits, solving pressing local issues? Is it women-led? Do you need support to help to establish and grow your enterprise? If these questions apply to you, you will be pleased to hear that SEED has opened the Call for Applications for the 2015 SEED Awards.

SEED welcomes innovative...

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Posted on : 17/02/2015
Diana Brandes

People are not generally open to change and ideas that contradict what they already believe. Under certain conditions, they actively avoid such information while at the same time seeking information that bolsters their original beliefs.

Research organizations and the people that work for them are not immune from this. Many who spent their careers in research or international...

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Posted on : 13/02/2015
Hands, by Vjeran Lisjak.

This BRIDGE Cutting Edge Overview Report and In Brief makes the case for a new, gender-aware understanding of food security, arguing that partial, apolitical and gender-blind diagnoses of the problem of food and nutrition insecurity is leading to insufficient policy responses and the failure to realise the right to food for all people. Showcasing effective and promising existing strategies,...

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Posted on : 11/02/2015
Developing New Strategies for Nourishing the World

This year's World Economic Forum provided an opportunity for leaders from all sectors of global development to look at new tactics in global decision-making. For me and my organization--the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI...

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Posted on : 06/02/2015
Ruth Quaye

Story captured by Miriam Hird-Younger, as part of the series "Investing in Youth in Agriculture - Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB) in Ghana." This Wednesday, this AgEx...

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Posted on : 21/01/2015
Aliya Lakhani

Story captured by Miriam Hird-Younger, as part of the series "Investing in Youth in Agriculture - Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB) in Ghana." This Wednesday, this AgEx...

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Posted on : 21/01/2015

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) baseline survey results, summarizing both findings from the WEAI survey and the relationships between the WEAI and various outcomes of interest to the US Government’s Feed the Future...

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Posted on : 05/09/2014

AWARD is a career-development program that equips top women agricultural scientists across sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate agricultural gains by strengthening their research and leadership skills, through tailored fellowships. AWARD is a catalyst for innovations with high potential to contribute to the prosperity and well-being of African smallholder farmers, especially women. AWARD Fellows...

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Posted on : 10/07/2014

Development cooperation has contributed to the integration of provisions for strengthening women’s land rights as part of the new wave of land reform which has swept across much of the developing world over the last couple of decades. However, words about land and gender are not enough.

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Posted on : 18/03/2014

Agriculture can be an important engine of growth and poverty reduction. However, the sector is underperforming in many countries in part because women, who are often a crucial resource in agriculture and the rural economy, face constraints that reduce their productivity. Aggregate data show that women comprise about 43 percent of the agricultural labor force globally and in developing...

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Posted on : 15/03/2014

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