Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

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To mark the upcoming International Day of Rural Women on 15th October, the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems has released a special update including:

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Posted on : 13/10/2016

This year, CGIAR are combining the outreach campaigns for World Food Day (16 Oct) and Prize (13 Oct), and the International Day of Rural Women (15 Oct) and Eradication of Poverty (17 Oct). You are invited to join the Q&A Twitter Chat next Wednesday, 12 October, on issues relating to reducing poverty, improving food and nutrition security, and improving...

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Posted on : 11/10/2016

UN Women for East and Southern Africa and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), together with an array of humanitarian and development partners, will host a regional ShareFair on Gender and Resilience, on 9-10 November 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. The ShareFair will share ways to effectively integrate gender in resilience-related programs, policies and practices,...

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Posted on : 29/09/2016

Presented on 22 September 2016 by the High-Level Panel (HLP) for Women’s Economic Empowerment today in the context of the UN General Assembly, the report, entitled "LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND - A Call to action for gender eauality and women's economic...

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Posted on : 28/09/2016

New York—On 22 September, the High-Level Panel (HLP) for Women’s Economic Empowerment presented its first findings to the UN Secretary-General at an event in New York, held in the context of the UN General Assembly. The HLP, created by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in January 2016, aims at placing women’s economic empowerment at the top of the global agenda to accelerate progress under the...

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Posted on : 28/09/2016

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016 Time: 08:30 a.m. UTC +5  

The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) provides support on communications, data and information management to the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network. A key component of this initiative is to provide data and information management tools and systems to support the needs and requirements of the...

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Posted on : 26/09/2016

What significance does gender inequality have for current and future food security at national to global scales? Empirical evidence is accumulating that demonstrates increasing women’s control of productive resources for agriculture has positive effects on household food security and the nutritional, health, and educational welfare of children. On a broader front, differences in the rights,...

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Posted on : 23/09/2016
In a special edition of the Gender, Technology and Development journal, scientists from CCAFS and partners discuss ways to close the gender gap in agriculture in developing...
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Posted on : 15/09/2016

"Not having data on a certain area, behaviour or society means that you cannot design the right policies, you cannot track progress, you cannot evaluate. You are basically not accountable."

Mayra Buvinic, UN Foundation Senior Fellow (Gates Foundation, 2016)

The Gender in Agriculture...

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Posted on : 08/09/2016

The purpose of this webinar is to discuss the main contributions of key on-going initiatives to mainstream sex-disaggregated data and gender indicators in agriculture in national censuses and surveys, and to pilot and validate measures of women’s empowerment with particular reference to assets in agricultural development projects. The discussion will focus on (a) conceptual and methodological...

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Posted on : 08/09/2016

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