Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

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Building up a critical mass of gender expertise, especially among young scientists is crucial to ensuring mutual benefits for both poor women and men in the context of agricultural research for development. For the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network, a strategic partnership with Pennsylvania State University was the first in a series of initiatives...

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Posted on : 30/06/2016

IFAD Policy and Technical Advisory division has just released a new toolkit on Reducing rural women’s domestic workload through labour-saving technologies and practices.

This toolkit offers practical guidance, lessons and examples to help practitioners address this issue in the design and implementation of projects. It also provides...

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Posted on : 06/05/2016

Women Caring for Women International Grant Programme: Inviting Women from Developing Nations

Mary A. Tidlund Charitable Foundation is currently accepting applications for its “Women Caring for Women” International Grant Programme in support of sustainable projects. The goal of the project is to promote leadership, self-confidence and self-esteem...

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Posted on : 24/02/2016

The United Nations has declared February 11 as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science in an effort to both engage and encourage greater participation of women and girls in the field of science and technology. In doing its part to recognize women in science, and commemorate this day, the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network is launching a...

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Posted on : 11/02/2016

Researchers at the University of Manchester are scrutinising their own environment in an effort to understand why women are underrepresented in positions of power and how gender parity can be achieved. In this...

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Posted on : 14/01/2016

This success story written by Taryn Devereux, a Gender in agriculture specialist, is part of YPARD's "Young women and Youth's Gender Perspectives in Agricultural Development" series that spotlight young professionals' experiences for women's empowerment in agricultural development. From...

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Posted on : 04/11/2015

This success story written by, Bidhya Shrestha, an agricultural graduate and a former Livelihood Coordinator at World Vision Nepal, is part of YPARD's "Young women and Youth's Gender Perspectives in Agricultural Development" series that...

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Posted on : 04/11/2015

By applying climate information to her farming that she learned from a project implemented by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the National Agency of Meteorology Senegal (ANACIM), Mariama Keita has become a major agricultural producer and a role model for the women...

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Posted on : 03/11/2015
Examining Pathways Towards Engendered Change

Despite abundant evidence about their importance, unpaid care work and unequal division of labour between women and men are largely invisible in development policy and programmes. This case study of a value chain development (VCD) programme in Uganda argues that it is possible to change gender norms and relations that have existed for generations, and that this improves development...

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Posted on : 26/10/2015

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