Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

Agricultural Labor and Descent Work

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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

Agriculture remains the key priority sector in the growth and poverty reduction agenda of Zambia. Over 60 percent of the population derives its livelihood from agriculture.

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Posted on : 05/05/2016
WOCAN invites you to participate in the  'Reframing Leadership for Gender Equality’ course, to be held in Bangkok from 18-22 July 2016. 
 
WOCAN has developed this powerful and effective course based on its extensive experience of gender mainstreaming and leadership development. Challenges that...
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Posted on : 27/04/2016

With the launch of their new website, Empower Women has recently taken a fresh approach at raising awareness about women's challenges and their potential to succeed. Last week, Empower Women launched the...

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Posted on : 22/04/2016

Interactive Reports are designed with a “user-centric” approach to provide you with information quickly and easily from a specific report. Interactive Reports enable end-users to search for and locate specific content on the most common topics of interest without the time-consuming process of searching through the entire report.

Using one of IEG’s recent studies, ...

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Posted on : 25/03/2016

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 2016 theme for International Women’s Day (IWD) is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”. The United Nations observance on 8 March will reflect on how to accelerate the 2030 Agenda, building momentum for the effective implementation of the new Sustainable Development Goals. It will equally focus on new commitments under UN Women’s Step It Up initiative, and other existing...

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Posted on : 18/02/2016

Tuesday, March 1st 2016, the University of Manchester Global Development Institute is hosting an event marking the launch of Gender Challenges, a three volume compendium of Professor Bina Agarwal’s path-breaking selected papers published by Oxford University Press. The volumes treat the themes of: Agriculture, Technology and Food Security;...

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Posted on : 12/02/2016

This document reports on progress in the implementation of the IFAD Policy on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment.

It was presented to the Executive Board in December 2015 and published in the “Report on IFAD’s Development Effectiveness”.

To download the Annual Report on IFAD...

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Posted on : 27/01/2016

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