Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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ICIMOD is collaborating with the Himalayan Women Welfare Society to support the K2 expedition: ‘Women Climbing for Climate Change’. The expedition is...

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Posted on : 26/06/2014

The Gender Desk is pleased to invite you to the third Gender & Targeting Webinar on: “Gender marker: A tool for classifying the gender sensitivity at various stages in the project cycle”.

Please join us if you would like to know more about this topic and if you have questions on gender equality, targeting and social inclusion.

This initiative aims...

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Posted on : 25/06/2014

Source: IFAD

Gender equality and women's empowerment has been a priority for ASAP from the start. Adaptation projects focus on responding to the differentiated vulnerabilities of women and men to climate change, and harness the role of women as agents of change to...

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Posted on : 23/05/2014

Throughout 2013 GFAR provided technical input to the Drylands Systems CRP by supporting the integration of a gender and youth focus informed by gender experts of the Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP), and with direct support of two GFAR Secretariats staff - one of them tasked to drafting the Strategy - , as well as inputs from YPARD Secretariat.

The CRP DS Gender Strategy has...

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Posted on : 25/03/2014

Source: FSN Forum

On behalf of the FAO/WHO Joint Secretariat:

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in cooperation with IFAD, IFPRI, UNESCO, UNICEF, World Bank, WTO, WFP and the High Level Task Force on the...

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Posted on : 18/03/2014

Dimitra publishes a bi-annual newsletter which provides information about the activities of the project, its partner organisations and other civil society organisations in developing countries. The newsletter is available in English and ...

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Posted on : 13/03/2014

A new journal, the Journal of Gender, Agriculture and food Security (Agri-Gender) has been launched with the aim of providing a platform for researchers and practitioners to share information on research work on gender, agriculture and food security. The aim of Agri-Gender is to promote interdisciplinary research related to gender and the agricultural and food sciences.

It is an open...

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Posted on : 10/03/2014

Empowering Rural Women Through Agricultural Innovation is the parallel event organized by WFO and GFAR during the CSW in New York.

First-hand involvement by women farmers in the research and development process of agricultural innovation is crucial to reach...

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Posted on : 06/03/2014

In this video message, Prof. Catherine Bertini, Co-Patron of the Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP), underlines the importance of proper policies and programs in order to facilitate opportunities for girls and women to be able to grow and to be able...

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Posted on : 06/03/2014

The United Nations has made “Equality for Women is Progress for All” the theme for the observance of the International Women’s Day 2014.

Much of the future of global food security depends on smallholder family farms where in many regions of the world women play a key role. Rural women, particularly in developing countries, often are both providers and producers of food. It is also not...

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Posted on : 05/03/2014

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