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EOWE publication series: Empowering women in agribusiness through social and behaviour change [News]

The EOWE programme shares a new series of three publications on the experiences and initial impact of the first round of gender-transformative ...

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6/8/2018
Annual Scientific Conference and Capacity Development Workshop [Event]

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is convening its second Annual Scientific Conference and Capacity Development Workshop on September 25-28, 2018 at the campus of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Gender Research Coordinators will meet one day prior, September 24.

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17/7/2018
Discussing agency, access, and accelerometers in Accra [News]

Over 300 researchers gathered in Accra, Ghana, from June 25-29 for the 2018 Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health (ANH) Academy Week. The week began with a lively learning lab – led by Erin Lentz,...

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17/7/2018
Webinar: GENNOVATE, a qualitative comparative study on gender norms and agency in agricultural and environmental innovation – Study concepts and methodology [News]

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is hosting the webinar ‘GENNOVATE, a qualitative comparative study on gender norms and agency in agricultural and environmental innovation – Study concepts and methodology’ on Thursday July 12. The webinar is organized in collaboration with GENNOVATE.

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19/6/2018
Professionalising women farmers: Key to success [News]

In the Pacific, “Women are the backbone of communities and families,” says Lavinia Kaumaitotya, programme manager of the Pacific Island Farmers Organisation Network. The same holds true in Africa and the Caribbean. However, women farmers in developing countries tend to run smaller farms than men, are less well-educated or even illiterate, and often find it harder...

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11/6/2018
Agribusiness: how technology is transforming supply chains [News]

In 2013, the Montpellier Panel published a report that made sober reading. At the current rate of production, the authors claimed, Africa would be able to meet just 13% of its food...

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11/6/2018
Call for Speakers - IWMI/WLE/GAP/GFAR Webinar on Gender and Resources [News]

GAP is making a call for speakers interested in participating in an upcoming webinar on "Gender and access to agricultural resources", organized jointly by IWMIWLEGAP and GFAR. Participating in the...

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3/5/2018
Pitch AgriHack seeks to promote greater engagement of young women [News]

CTA has launched ‘Pitch AgriHack 2018’ a competition to support young agricultural entrepreneurs (agripreneurs) build viable businesses and boost innovation for a more sustainable agricultural sector. Winning innovations will be awarded up to €15,000, as well as mentoring and networking opportunities.

The theme for this...

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20/4/2018
Rome-based agencies and UN-Women accelerate progress on joint programme on rural women’s empowerment with support from Sweden and Norway [News]

The sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), taking place in New York 12-23 March, is discussing innovative policies and practical solutions to the multiple challenges women face in rural areas.   

To contribute to this debate, a side event jointly organized by Niger and FAO, IFAD, WFP and UN Women...

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29/3/2018

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