Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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On 3-7 August 2016, the Asian Fisheries Society in collaboration with 11th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (11th AFAF) organized the 6th Global Symposium on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries (GAF6) in Bangkok, Thailand. There were six people who represented WorldFish,...

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Posted on : 05/09/2016

Just released by FAO, a set of modules (in Spanish) on decent work - and see below also for the links to 2 GAF6 papers that covered the Costa Rica case studies (these slides in English).,

Capacity Development Modules on Decent Work in Small-scale Fisheries ...

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Posted on : 02/09/2016

The purpose of integrating a gender-transformative perspective into savings and internal lending communities (SILC) is to engage men in SILC group participation and support, and to improve gender relations and decision-making processes for enhanced group performance and financial investments. Savings-group programs have historically targeted women, as there is a long-standing assumption that...

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Posted on : 30/08/2016

Gender-transformative approaches aim to move beyond individual self-improvement among women and toward transforming the power dynamics and structures that serve to reinforce gendered inequalities. As defined by the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS), a gender-transformative approach to development goes beyond the "symptoms" of gender inequality to address "the social...

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Posted on : 30/08/2016

One of the three strategic objectives of the IFAD Policy on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment is “to achieve a more equitable balance in workloads and in the sharing of economic and social benefits”.

Rural women of all ages spend much of their day engaged in domestic chores, including collecting water and firewood, processing and preparing food, travelling and transporting, and...

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Posted on : 24/08/2016

Designing and disseminating technologies through Agricultural Extension Services in a gender-responsive and nutrition-sensitive way can help extend the benefits of technologies like increased productivity, income, and food availability to both men and women. Join the Integrating Gender and Nutrition within Agricultural Extension Services (INGENAES) webinar to learn about a new methodology to...

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Posted on : 17/08/2016

The CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network has compiled a catalogue of research studies to provide an overview of ongoing and past gender related research across CGIAR.

The studies that can be entered to this catalogue can be:

  • CGIAR Research that involves the use of sex-disaggregated data: data on individual men and women
  • CGIAR Research that involves the use...
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Posted on : 16/08/2016

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

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