Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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The Africa Working Group on Gender and Climate Change (AGWWCC) is a pioneering initiative to integrate gender concerns into the African position on climate change.
A number of African countries have now ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change and are committed to working...

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Posted on : 27/10/2016

Independent Evaluation Arrangement (IEA) of CGIAR launches Thematic Evaluation of Gender in CGIAR Research and in the CGIAR workplace

Online Survey for GAP Members on the relevance, dissemination, and use of CGIAR gender research

CGIAR has a long history of research on gender in agricultural research and...

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Posted on : 27/10/2016

If women want to change their status they need to be the agents of that change. And social change is the goal of the Joint Programme on Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women (RWEE).

While it is still a pilot (it was launched in 2012) and underfunded, RWEE has already shown impressive results in terms of women’s empowerment and livelihood improvement....

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Posted on : 21/10/2016

In this video interview, GAP Patron Prof. Catherine Bertini offers her insights into the challenges facing rural women today, and ways of helping them unleash their potential...

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Posted on : 14/10/2016

In a video interview for the International Day of Rural Women 2016, Prof.Catherine Bertini offers her insights into the challenges facing rural women today, and ways of helping them to unleash their potential. 2003 World Food Prize laureate and former Executive Director of the World Food Programme, Bertini reminds us that a key challenge is for poor rural women worldwide to actually be...

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Posted on : 14/10/2016

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

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