Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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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

Source: GENDER IN AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES

Barbara Neis, Siri Gerrard and Nicole G. Power have written a reflective paper...

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Posted on : 17/02/2014

The International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology is a high level, Thomson Reuters, ISI, Scopus indexed journal, now on its 9th volume and is a respected scientific periodical on its field, combining the discussion on the evolution and governance of agricultural resources, with agriculture research and an emphasis on the implications that policy choices have on both...

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Posted on : 27/01/2014

GFAR consultants working through the Gender in Agriculture Partnership and commissioned by the CGIAR Dryland Systems Research Program, have developed the gender and youth strategy described here in the last issue of ICARDA-News. We trust you will find...

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Posted on : 17/01/2014

 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Dialogue on Enhancing Food Production, Gender Equality and Nutritional Security in a Changing World

Alberta, Canada April 30 – May 2, 2014    

Deadline:  9 February 2014

You are encouraged to submit an...

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Posted on : 17/01/2014

Organization: Care

Country: Kore Lavi, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

The Gender Technical Coordinator (GTC), reporting directly to the Chief of Party for  “Kore Lavi”/USAID project, will play an integral role in the Project Management Unit by providing senior technical, programmatic, and managerial...

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Posted on : 11/12/2013

Fishery changes, caused by modernization and mechanization, globalization and environmental disasters, shift the working spaces, continually destroy and create jobs and livelihoods, and bring greater overlaps in women’s and men’s roles in the household, factory and market place.

“Gender and fisheries studies, therefore, are increasingly addressing these changes and how...

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Posted on : 03/12/2013

Meeting food security, nutrition and gender equality objectives entails applying development approaches that allow rural communities to participate and take control of their future. Of the many approaches used by FAO, there is one that is particularly effective at enabling the most marginalised groups, including women, to take ownership of their development and achieve economic and social...

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Posted on : 12/11/2013

This publication summarises the unique experience of the community listeners’ clubs set up in Niger and the Democratic Republic of Congo by FAO-Dimitra and its partners. These actionbased information and communication processes have proved so successful that Dimitra decided to share the experience. The first chapter offers a brief overview of the community listeners’ clubs, their goals and...

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Posted on : 12/11/2013

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