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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

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

Depuis mars 2014, l’Agence Française de Développement (AFD) s’est dotée d’un nouveau cadre d’intervention transversal (CIT) sur le genre et la réduction des inégalités hommes-femmes dans ses activités. L’objectif de ce CIT est d’améliorer les pratiques d’intégration du genre dans les opérations de l’AFD.

La...

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Posted on : 25/01/2016
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, UK International Development Secretary Justine Greening, and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim hold up visual icons for a couple of the new Sustainable Development Goals.

Davos— UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the first-ever High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment to provide thought leadership and mobilize concrete actions aimed at closing economic gender gaps that persist around the world.

The Panel will provide recommendations for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to improve economic outcomes for...

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Posted on : 25/01/2016

Vietnam was the first country in Asia to initiate the national Payment for Forest Environmental Services (PFES) and is one of the countries under UN-REDD and the World Bank Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF). Gender equity is supported by most national laws and strategies, including the national REDD+ program and Forest Protection and Development Law 2014. The Constitution of Vietnam...

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Posted on : 08/01/2016

In collaboration with gender-focused organizations that are part of the Rural / Urban Civil Societies Cluster of the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN), the Land Portal will organize an online discussion on the Gender...

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Posted on : 29/12/2015

Recent experience across the developing world leaves no doubt that secure land rights for women is a fundamental requirement for ensuring that land management is sustainable and equitable. Plenty of evidence shows that, with secure rights, women are more likely to plant trees and take other actions that enhance ecosystems.

The growing...

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Posted on : 28/12/2015

There is plenty of information available in the public domain that covers various aspects of extension and know-how about new methodologies for implementation. However this information is often scattered and presented in complex academic language. It is not standardised in a format that allows easy comparison of approaches. Hence practitioners, who often have very limited time and/or may only...

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Posted on : 17/12/2015

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