Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

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Science-based innovation is at the heart of CGIAR’s vision of its impact on poverty reduction, food security and climate-smart resource management. Impactful innovation needs to be socially inclusive and gender-equitable. CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs) conduct research to guide and improve the gender-responsiveness or transformative effects of CGIAR innovation. The CGIAR Gender and Agriculture...

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Posted on : 25/07/2016

DATE: Thursday 21st July 2016

TIME: 12:30 - 13:30hrs

VENUE: Ruaha Hall, Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre, Dar es Salaam

 

Expanding access to irrigation has the potential to boost agricultural productivity, climate resilience, food and nutritional security, and sustainable livelihoods. What are the...

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Posted on : 19/07/2016

WFP's Gender Results Network has released their latest digest featuring insights on gender equality in Norway, a story from a GRN member at WFP Iraq, and highlights on peer learning, eLearning, and unpacking the Equal Participation objective of WFP's new Gender Policy. 

The World Food...

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Posted on : 19/07/2016

The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) would like you to get involved in the review and validation of an upcoming Implementation Guide on gender equality in the small-scale fisheries. ICSF will produce this Guide on behalf of the FAO and partner organizations to promote a better understanding and application of the gender equality...

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Posted on : 15/07/2016

Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 

Time: 09:30 a.m. EST

Background
Women are farmers and agricultural laborers in every part of the world. They are often responsible for the storage and processing of agricultural products. In some parts of the world, they play a key role in marketing crops. In almost all contexts, they play...

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Posted on : 08/07/2016

The Global Gender and Environment Outlook (GGEO), a collaborative project between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and strategic partners, is the first comprehensive global assessment of inter-linkages between gender and the environment. In advance of the report’s release later this...

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Posted on : 08/07/2016

UN Women has released its Annual Report for 2015-2016, which marks UN Women's fifth year. The Annual Report documents UN Women’s work to foster women’s empowerment and gender equality around the world. It highlights some of the organization’s initiatives during the year and provides summary financial statements, a list of new programmes and projects, and contact information. 

To...

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Posted on : 05/07/2016

“Changing gender roles and responsibilities,” is an important topic of discussion in the world of agricultural research for development today. This is most often owing to the fact that males in India are often perceived as being more outgoing than females, or the simple fact that in most instances men have better access to information, resources, etc. than women. While there is no expectation...

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Posted on : 04/07/2016

IFAD, Oxfam and Hivos are jointly organizing a "Forum on Empowerment through Household Methodologies" in Rome, 27 - 29 June 2016 for practitioners and key players, with a special focus on Gender Action Learning System (GALS).

The Forum will gather experts and champions in household methodologies, including from IFAD supported projects in ESA and WCA, and observers from NGOs, UN agencies...

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Posted on : 27/06/2016

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