Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

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The First Global Conference on Women in Agriculture (GCWA) was held in New Delhi from 13- 15 March 2012 to address a critical gap identified in the GCARD Roadmap (2010): the neglect of...
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Posted on : 04/11/2013

Women play an important role in the global ricesector as both paid and unpaid family labor. Inmany parts of Asia, women contribute at least half of the total labor input in rice production, performing backbreaking tasks such as transplanting and weeding. After harvest, it is usually the women who take care of seed storage and processing of rice (drying, milling...

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Posted on : 03/11/2013

In this video message, Prof. MS Swaminathan, Co-Patron of the Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP), underlines the importance of working together for women`s rights in agriculture. He emphasizes that women are the managers of food security at the household level, they...

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Posted on : 21/10/2013

Source: CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish

The current widespread recognition of the importance of integrating gender into development is reflected in the growing prominence of gender strategies for research and development organizations, the emergence of compelling approaches for gender integration, and...

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Posted on : 16/10/2013
The Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP) held a successful side event during the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) held from 7 to 11 October 2013. The meeting brought together gender experts and stakeholders from all areas of...
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Posted on : 15/10/2013

Source: UNRISD

UNRISD’s programme of research on the gender dimensions of development has expanded with the launch of a new project that explores when and...

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Posted on : 15/10/2013

October 2013 

Developments in the Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP) 

To initiate the partnership, the GFAR Secretariat worked with the gender experts in various UN and other agencies to establish a programme of joint actions to address gender equity issues in agriculture, commissioning key reviews and case studies on engendering agricultural innovation...

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Posted on : 14/10/2013

Presentation by Jennie Dey de Pryck based on a paper by Naila Kabeer - How to move from gender-aware to gender-transformative development

Posted on : 01/10/2013

A new report has been released by The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) on Mainstreaming Gender in Agricultural Research and Development.

This report presents the findings of a study conducted on the constraints...

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Posted on : 30/09/2013

The agriculture sector is underperforming in many developing countries, and one of the key reasons is that women do not have equal access to the resources and opportunities they need to be more productive. This report clearly confirms that the Millennium Development Goals on gender equality (MDG 3) and...

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Posted on : 29/09/2013

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