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IFAD/FAO/WFP Celebration of International Women’s Day [Event]

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) with the kind support of the Government of Canada have the pleasure to invite you to this year’s celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD). The event will take place at IFAD Headquarters in Rome, Italy on Thursday 8 March, from 10:00 – 12:00 (reception...

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1/3/2018
Woman to woman: Women scientists share how their work is helping women and girls succeed in agriculture [News]

In celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, women scientists and researchers share how their work is helping women and girls achieve food security, improve livelihoods, and create a more equitable world.

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12/2/2018
Webinar: Strengthening women’s tenure and rights to forests and trees and their participation in decision making [Event]

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is hosting the webinar “More than a seat at the table: Strengthening women’s tenure and rights to forests and trees and their participation in decision making” on Thursday February 8, 2018. The webinar is organized in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) and the Centre for International...

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26/1/2018
Webinar: The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index – What have we learned? [News]

The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI), a survey-based tool launched in 2012, has been widely used to measure and understand women’s empowerment and inclusion in the agricultural sector. The WEAI was originally designed as a monitoring and evaluation tool for the Feed...

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11/1/2018
CRP FTA shares work on gender mainstreaming [News]

CGIAR Research Programe on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry's November newsletter highlights FTA’s gender research and gender integration work.
 
FTA’s key research for development objectives — addressing food insecurity, enhancing nutrition, tackling climate change and ensuring sustainable development — cannot be solved without paying close attention to gender equality and social...

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13/12/2017
African women are starting to take a lead in agricultural research [News]

It is no news that to transform Africa’s agriculture, women will have to be on an equal footing with men. The same also needs to happen away from the fields, in agricultural research institutions devoted to address challenges and provide solutions to farmers. Fewer women...

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5/12/2017
Women's land rights as a pathway to poverty reduction: Framework and review of available evidence [News]

Meinzen-Dick, Ruth Suseela; Quisumbing, Agnes R.; Doss, Cheryl; and Theis, Sophie. Women's land rights as a pathway to poverty reduction: Framework and review of available evidence. Agricultural Systems. Article in press. First published online on November 8, 2017. 

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23/11/2017
UN Women and the World Bank unveil new data analysis on women and poverty [News]

More women than men live in poverty, but the incidence of poverty differs by age, marital status, household composition and other factors. For the first time, UN Women and the World Bank have analyzed household survey data for 89 countries by sex, age, household composition and other relevant variables to better understand the profile of the poor. The findings aim to improve...

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20/11/2017

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