Gender in Agriculture Partnership

Transforming agriculture to empower women and deliver food, nutrition and income security

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Source: Food Tank

Farmers and farmers groups, researchers and scientists, and government leaders and policy-makers from across the continent are gathered to better understand family farming in North America and to agree upon common recommendations for the...

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Posted on : 09/04/2014
Dr. Charity Mutegi of Kenya accepts the 2013 Borlaug Field Award from Dr. Ronnie Coffman and Amb. Kenneth M. Quinn
The $10,000 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, Endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation recognizes exceptional, science-based achievement in international agriculture and food production by an individual under 40 who has clearly demonstrated intellectual courage, stamina, and determination in the fight to eliminate global hunger and poverty.
 
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Posted on : 04/04/2014

Throughout 2013 GFAR provided technical input to the Drylands Systems CRP by supporting the integration of a gender and youth focus informed by gender experts of the Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP), and with direct support of two GFAR Secretariats staff - one of them tasked to drafting the Strategy - , as well as inputs from YPARD Secretariat.

The CRP DS Gender Strategy has...

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Posted on : 25/03/2014

Source: FSN Forum

On behalf of the FAO/WHO Joint Secretariat:

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in cooperation with IFAD, IFPRI, UNESCO, UNICEF, World Bank, WTO, WFP and the High Level Task Force on the...

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Posted on : 18/03/2014

Set up in several sub-Saharan African countries, the Dimitra listeners’ clubs have had a great success wherever they have been established. What is it that makes the Dimitra community listeners’ clubs so special? This fact sheet answers that question by...

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Posted on : 13/03/2014

Dimitra publishes a bi-annual newsletter which provides information about the activities of the project, its partner organisations and other civil society organisations in developing countries. The newsletter is available in English and ...

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Posted on : 13/03/2014

A new journal, the Journal of Gender, Agriculture and food Security (Agri-Gender) has been launched with the aim of providing a platform for researchers and practitioners to share information on research work on gender, agriculture and food security. The aim of Agri-Gender is to promote interdisciplinary research related to gender and the agricultural and food sciences.

It is an open...

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Posted on : 10/03/2014

In this video message, Prof. Catherine Bertini, Co-Patron of the Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP), underlines the importance of proper policies and programs in order to facilitate opportunities for girls and women to be able to grow and to be able...

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Posted on : 06/03/2014
Policy-makers worldwide have traditionally assumed that fisheries are a male domain. The policy agenda has for decades given priority to the production sphere, where men generally predominate, and has largely neglected processing and marketing activities, where women often play a key role. Recent sex...
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Posted on : 27/01/2014

The International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology is a high level, Thomson Reuters, ISI, Scopus indexed journal, now on its 9th volume and is a respected scientific periodical on its field, combining the discussion on the evolution and governance of agricultural resources, with agriculture research and an emphasis on the implications that policy choices have on both...

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Posted on : 27/01/2014

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