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CTA pays tribute to women who are making a difference in agricultural development – Mrs Elisabeth Atangana

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Posted on : 18/03/2016

Globally, women play a very key role as far as agricultural production is concerned. However, they have lesser access to productive resources like inputs, land, financial services, extension services etc. and the situation is much more worse in rural areas. A certain proportion of these women happen to be youths.

According to the...

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Posted on : 15/03/2016

To mark the occasion of the International Women’s Day 2016, the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems is stepping it for women to raise awareness about their roles and recognize their invaluable contribution to agriculture and other socio-economic, cultural and political aspects of life in...

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Posted on : 08/03/2016

Women Caring for Women International Grant Programme: Inviting Women from Developing Nations

Mary A. Tidlund Charitable Foundation is currently accepting applications for its “Women Caring for Women” International Grant Programme in support of sustainable projects. The goal of the project is to promote leadership, self-confidence and self-esteem...

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Posted on : 24/02/2016

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

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

The United Nations has declared February 11 as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science in an effort to both engage and encourage greater participation of women and girls in the field of science and technology. In doing its part to recognize women in science, and commemorate this day, the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network is launching a...

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Posted on : 11/02/2016

The CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network will be partnering with Pennsylvania State University to develop a multi-year Gender Research and Integrated Training series for CGIAR researchers and postdoctoral fellows. This year’s workshop series will take place from June 6-24, 2016. The deadline for application is...

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Posted on : 10/02/2016

African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) has just published a Year in Review for 2015 summing up a year of many achievements by AWARD...

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Posted on : 04/02/2016

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