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With its twisted cables and flickering computer screens, the room commandeered by the GENNOVATE study team at the headquarters of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) near Mexico City looks more like a Silicon Valley hackathon than what most would understand as gender research. Yet up on the main screen,...

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Posted on : 16/08/2016

Science-based innovation is at the heart of CGIAR’s vision of its impact on poverty reduction, food security and climate-smart resource management. Impactful innovation needs to be socially inclusive and gender-equitable. CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs) conduct research to guide and improve the gender-responsiveness or transformative effects of CGIAR innovation. The CGIAR Gender and Agriculture...

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Posted on : 25/07/2016

DATE: Thursday 21st July 2016

TIME: 12:30 - 13:30hrs

VENUE: Ruaha Hall, Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre, Dar es Salaam

 

Expanding access to irrigation has the potential to boost agricultural productivity, climate resilience, food and nutritional security, and sustainable livelihoods. What are the...

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Posted on : 19/07/2016

WFP's Gender Results Network has released their latest digest featuring insights on gender equality in Norway, a story from a GRN member at WFP Iraq, and highlights on peer learning, eLearning, and unpacking the Equal Participation objective of WFP's new Gender Policy. 

The World Food...

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Posted on : 19/07/2016

Gender work is vital to fisheries and aquaculture, but there is often a gap in understanding of what gender and gender research are. Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries of the Asian Fisheries Society is organizing this workshop which will explore the basic concepts of gender theory with the goal of introducing gender...

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Posted on : 15/07/2016

The Global Gender and Environment Outlook (GGEO), a collaborative project between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and strategic partners, is the first comprehensive global assessment of inter-linkages between gender and the environment. In advance of the report’s release later this...

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Posted on : 08/07/2016

UN Women has released its Annual Report for 2015-2016, which marks UN Women's fifth year. The Annual Report documents UN Women’s work to foster women’s empowerment and gender equality around the world. It highlights some of the organization’s initiatives during the year and provides summary financial statements, a list of new programmes and projects, and contact information. 

To...

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Posted on : 05/07/2016

“Changing gender roles and responsibilities,” is an important topic of discussion in the world of agricultural research for development today. This is most often owing to the fact that males in India are often perceived as being more outgoing than females, or the simple fact that in most instances men have better access to information, resources, etc. than women. While there is no expectation...

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Posted on : 04/07/2016

Building up a critical mass of gender expertise, especially among young scientists is crucial to ensuring mutual benefits for both poor women and men in the context of agricultural research for development. For the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network, a strategic partnership with Pennsylvania State University was the first in a series of initiatives...

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Posted on : 30/06/2016

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