Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

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Gender experts from across the CGIAR met in Montpellier in the week of 17 June, 2013 to explore how to bring a stronger gender focus across international research work in the CGIAR and its new Research-for-development Programmes (CRPs).The gender agenda features prominently in new...

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Posted on : 26/09/2013

CLIMATE CHANGE does not affect everyone in the same way. Men and women are affected differently. Their responses to the impacts of climate change also differ, especially when it comes to safeguarding their food security and livelihoods. Although women are important food producers and providers, they have limited access to and control of resources, on the one hand. On the other hand, because of...

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Posted on : 26/09/2013

Recognizing the role of gender equality, key development organizations have engaged in a process of mainstreaming gender into agricultural development. The World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) have made some progress in their gender-mainstreaming strategies and have recently embarked on more action-oriented...

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Posted on : 25/09/2013
Women

GAP partners have come together through their shared concerns at the urgent need for large-scale action on gender-based issues in agriculture, a need that brings together and transcends individual institutional efforts.  Given the enormous and diverse scale of needs, it is crucial that GAP now focuses its collective energy on clearly defined priority areas, where the joined-up actions of the...

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Posted on : 02/08/2013
The aim of the Gender and Agriculture Partnership (GAP) – an open and inclusive partnership program between gender experts in the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the Consultative  Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) AWARD program, the FARA Sub Saharan  Africa Challenge Program (SSA-CP), NGO networks and...
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Posted on : 05/04/2013

The First Global Conference on Women in Agriculture (GCWA) held in New Delhi (13-15 March 2012) was organized by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), the Asia Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), and was supported by the multi-stakeholder Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) through a new mechanism “Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP...

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Posted on : 05/08/2012

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