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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

Bogota, Colombia - On the occasion of the Gender Working Group event on 27 April during International Civil Society Week, UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri gave the following remarks, calling on Civil Society to "capitalize on the aspirations set out in the 2030 Agenda".

 

I thank...

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Posted on : 02/05/2016
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

To mark the occasion of the International Women’s Day 2016, the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems is stepping it for women to raise awareness about their roles and recognize their invaluable contribution to agriculture and other socio-economic, cultural and political aspects of life in...

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Posted on : 08/03/2016

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

Gender considerations in today’s post COP 21 environment: what’s missing?

 

Date: February 22, 2016, Time: 10:00 a.m. EST

The Paris Agreement has highlighted the opportunity for the global agriculture community (including CGIAR and partners) to influence the climate agenda, and thereby what course...

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Posted on : 16/02/2016

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

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