Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

Agripreneurship, finance and markets

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A practical guide for integrating gender in agricultural prodcution systems, this manual aims at working towards closing the gender gap in agriculture. Produced by Dr. Kathleen Colverson, a senior gender scientist with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), and the theme leader for Gender, Impact and Learning within the...

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Posted on : 12/02/2014

GFAR consultants working through the Gender in Agriculture Partnership and commissioned by the CGIAR Dryland Systems Research Program, have developed the gender and youth strategy described here in the last issue of ICARDA-News. We trust you will find...

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Posted on : 17/01/2014

 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Dialogue on Enhancing Food Production, Gender Equality and Nutritional Security in a Changing World

Alberta, Canada April 30 – May 2, 2014    

Deadline:  9 February 2014

You are encouraged to submit an...

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Posted on : 17/01/2014

Organization: Care

Country: Kore Lavi, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

The Gender Technical Coordinator (GTC), reporting directly to the Chief of Party for  “Kore Lavi”/USAID project, will play an integral role in the Project Management Unit by providing senior technical, programmatic, and managerial...

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Posted on : 11/12/2013

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

AGRA’s commitment to gender mainstreaming is motivated by its mandate to transform African agriculture and reduce poverty and hunger. It is attempting to do so by raising farm yields, productivity and incomes of millions of small-scale farmers, including women who are critical players in African agriculture.
There is compelling evidence to show that relative to their male counterparts,...

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Posted on : 29/09/2013

(New York, 23 September) - Against the backdrop of the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, UN Women in partnership with the Government of Canada today launched the Global Knowledge Gateway for Women’s Economic Empowerment (www.empowerwomen.org). This open online platform seeks to re-vitalize women’s economic empowerment by building...

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Posted on : 29/09/2013
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

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