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Asia-Pacific Local Champions Exhibition

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry of Cambodia, the International Fund for Agriculture Development and PROCASUR are pleased to invite you to the first Asia-Pacific Local Champions Exhibition, bringing together local champions with the public sector, universities, NGOs and cooperation agencies. This groundbreaking event will be a unique opportunity to build personal contacts...

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Posted on : 15/07/2015
Building a state-of-the-art biotechnology platform for crop research in Nigeria

Although it may at first seem like a formidable and herculean task, I am extremely driven in my desire to build a state-of-the-art biotechnology research platform to serve not just Nigeria but the whole of Africa. But then again, having bold ambitions is what being an AWARD Fellow is about.  My lifelong dream is to build and lead a thriving biotechnology-based business that creates value and...

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Posted on : 07/07/2015

Today, the world faces a greater challenge perhaps than ever before: tackling hunger and malnutrition in the face of climate change and increasing natural resource scarcity. Civil society, governments, researchers, donors, and the private sector are simultaneously debating and collaborating to find solutions. But the dialogue is over-emphasizing food production. If we are to achieve the...

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Posted on : 19/10/2015

The Gender Network invites you to a dialogue with Hon. Baleka Mbete Speaker of the South African Parliament “Gender is My Agender” Wednesday 23 rd September 2015 from 10:00 to 12:00

Sheikh Zayed Centre, FAO – V.le Terme di Caracalla

e-mail: allidil@dirco.gov.za

Posted on : 20/09/2015
Supporting Sinai Bedouin Women through Agriculture and Handicrafts

This success story written by Yasmeen Atta, founder of  the Youth Sinai Foundation for Development and Human Rights and the Youth Sinai Development Company, is part of the "Young women and Youth's Gender Perspectives in Agricultural Development" series that spotlight young professionals' experiences for women's empowerment in agricultural development. From research to private sector, mass...

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Posted on : 29/07/2015
Bill and Melinda Gates’s Pillow Talk
WHAT do Bill and Melinda Gates argue about?
 
Not whose turn it is to wash the dishes or take out the garbage, it seems, but headier stuff. The prospects for eradicating polio. The utility of empowering women. The best ways to save lives.
 
Oh, and maybe how much to acknowledge to a prying columnist that they sometimes do argue.
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Posted on : 20/07/2015
Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) Newsletter - July 2015

The newest edition of the Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) newsletter has now been published,...

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Posted on : 07/07/2015
Cambodia Impact Report: The World Citizens Panel

The "World Citizens Panel" (WCP) was established by Oxfam Novib to measure the impact of its programmes among people living in poverty and injustice. The approach combines quantitative research (impact surveys) with qualitative research (stories of change) and gives participants a voice in evaluation, and the opportunity to learn how programmes can be improved and to contribute to public...

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Posted on : 29/05/2015
How to consider gender in science reporting

Many topics within science, or more generally, have a gender dimension; you can tell a more complete, honest, richer and fuller story if you take gender into account.
 
By applying a gender lens to different aspects of a story you can consider obvious voices, but also the voices that are often missing....

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Posted on : 27/05/2015

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