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Women in procurement: Why the controversy?

Preferential access to public procurement markets is increasingly being voiced as a feasible policy option for empowering women and women-owned businesses. Unfortunately, throughout my different work experiences in procurement, I have noticed the absence of women-owned businesses in tendering processes. 

The reasons for this absence have been insufficiently developed and are not always...

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Posted on : 24/07/2015
Small farmers are not who you think- how female farmers are feeding the world

In the US, there’s a common children’s song that goes something like..Old McDonald had a farm..and then proceeds to sing on about animals and the noises they make. Thinking about that song now, it will be stuck in my head for at least the next week. But this song is relevant because not all farmers are like “old McDonald”, in fact most farmers are nothing like this fictional...

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Posted on : 13/07/2015

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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Posted on : 13/12/2017

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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Posted on : 05/12/2017

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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Posted on : 23/11/2017

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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Posted on : 20/11/2017

 Women in agriculture: Four myths. Global Food Security. Available online 6 November 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2017.10.001 

Open Access funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

As the global community...

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Posted on : 09/11/2017

Blogpost by Georges Djohy, #CFS44 Social Reporter – gdjohy(at)gmail.com...

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Posted on : 01/11/2017

Blogpost by Kenanao Moabi, #CFS44 Social Reporter – kenanaomoabi(at)mail.com. This post covers the #CFS44 side event, “Women’s roles and rights in situations of food crises, famines...

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Posted on : 19/10/2017

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