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In this video interview, GAP Patron Prof. Catherine Bertini offers her insights into the challenges facing rural women today, and ways of helping them unleash their potential...

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Posted on : 14/10/2016

In a video interview for the International Day of Rural Women 2016, Prof.Catherine Bertini offers her insights into the challenges facing rural women today, and ways of helping them to unleash their potential. 2003 World Food Prize laureate and former Executive Director of the World Food Programme, Bertini reminds us that a key challenge is for poor rural women worldwide to actually be...

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Posted on : 14/10/2016

To mark the upcoming International Day of Rural Women on 15th October, the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems has released a special update including:

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Posted on : 13/10/2016

This year, CGIAR are combining the outreach campaigns for World Food Day (16 Oct) and Prize (13 Oct), and the International Day of Rural Women (15 Oct) and Eradication of Poverty (17 Oct). You are invited to join the Q&A Twitter Chat next Wednesday, 12 October, on issues relating to reducing poverty, improving food and nutrition security, and improving...

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Posted on : 11/10/2016

by H.S. JatM.L. JatMunmun RaiTripti Agarwal / September 27, 2016

In the Indian state of Haryana, women are actively involved in farm operations but do not contribute...

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Posted on : 04/10/2016

UN Women for East and Southern Africa and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), together with an array of humanitarian and development partners, will host a regional ShareFair on Gender and Resilience, on 9-10 November 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. The ShareFair will share ways to effectively integrate gender in resilience-related programs, policies and practices,...

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Posted on : 29/09/2016

The sustainable development goals (SDGs) aim to address the root causes of poverty, and underline the universal need for an inclusive and resilient development. Investing in gender equality and women’s empowerment in policies and programmes are pre-requisites for effective delivery of the SDGs.

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Posted on : 29/09/2016
In a special edition of the Gender, Technology and Development journal, scientists from CCAFS and partners discuss ways to close the gender gap in agriculture in developing...
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Posted on : 15/09/2016

"Not having data on a certain area, behaviour or society means that you cannot design the right policies, you cannot track progress, you cannot evaluate. You are basically not accountable."

Mayra Buvinic, UN Foundation Senior Fellow (Gates Foundation, 2016)

The Gender in Agriculture...

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Posted on : 08/09/2016

The purpose of this webinar is to discuss the main contributions of key on-going initiatives to mainstream sex-disaggregated data and gender indicators in agriculture in national censuses and surveys, and to pilot and validate measures of women’s empowerment with particular reference to assets in agricultural development projects. The discussion will focus on (a) conceptual and methodological...

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Posted on : 08/09/2016

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