Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

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Webinar: Gender and Agricultural Risk : A Gendered Approach to Agricultural Risk Assessments and Management Strategies [Event]
May 18, 10am EDT (New York Time)

Differences in social, cultural, geographic, and economic contexts at the country level call for a tailored approach that takes into account the unique combination of risks, cultural...

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16/5/2017
Change in the Making: the renewed effort to mainstream gender in CGIAR research [News]

The  CGIAR Gender Research Action Plan – Brief Series  was developed to capture the knowledge and achievements of the Gender Research Action Plan and includes a set of four briefs. These briefs are intended to (1) provide an overview of activities, achievements, lessons learned and opportunities in key...

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15/5/2017
ICBA partners with Gates Foundation and Islamic Development Bank to pilot pioneering leadership program for Arab women scientists [News]

The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) has joined forces with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) to pilot a novel leadership program for Arab women scientists in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region....

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8/5/2017
A framework for measuring women’s empowerment at multiple levels [News]

Gender and equity are cross-cutting themes across the five flagship programs of the ...

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3/5/2017
Results of Independent Evaluation of Gender in CGIAR have been released [News]

The head of the Independent Evaluation Arrangement of CGIAR has shared the final reports of the Evaluation of Gender in CGIAR, which includes two volumes, Gender in CGIAR Research (Vol. I) and Gender at the Workplace (Vol. II). The Evaluation of Gender in CGIAR was originally conceived as a single evaluation covering both gender in research and gender at the workplace. It was later...

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24/4/2017
UN Commission on the Status of Women provides roadmap to women’s full and equal participation in the economy [News]

UN Member States today committed to ensure women’s full and equal participation and leadership in the economy, as well as women’s right to work and rights at work, as a vital step to achieving sustainable development. This strong pledge to women’s economic empowerment came at the closing of the 61st session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), the two-week meeting that...

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23/4/2017
Mekelle University's 1st Conference on Women in Science [News]

10-12 April 2017. Mekelle. First International Conference on Women in Science, Innovation and Development. This 3-day conference celebrated the capacities and achievements of Ethiopian women in Ethiopia and abroad, ranging...

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19/4/2017
Towards a global compact on migration that works for migrant women [News]

At the event, ‘Integrating a gender perspective in the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration’ at the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), UN Women, in...

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13/4/2017
From where I stand: “With every thread I wove…I was weaving away my sorrows” [News]

"Seeing my two sons killed by ISIS before my eyes, I decided to flee our home in Dara’a, Syria with my husband and remaining four children. There were bombs going off everywhere as we tried to escape. We started walking towards Jordan.

We got stuck at the border for a few days, in the middle of dust storms. One of my daughters almost died due to exposure.

At least a...

Posted by gap admin
3/4/2017

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