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Ruth Quaye

Story captured by Miriam Hird-Younger, as part of the series "Investing in Youth in Agriculture - Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB) in Ghana." This Wednesday, this AgEx...

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Posted on : 21/01/2015
Aliya Lakhani

Story captured by Miriam Hird-Younger, as part of the series "Investing in Youth in Agriculture - Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB) in Ghana." This Wednesday, this AgEx...

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Posted on : 21/01/2015
Shaping my future in Gender, Agriculture and Global Development

Moses Owiny, Project Officer with the Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET), kicks off the "Young women and Youth's Gender Perspectives in Agricultural Development" series that spotlight young professionals' experiences for women's empowerment in agricultural development. From research to private sector, mass media to civil society...

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Posted on : 20/01/2015

Source: CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish

ILRI's Violet Barasa reports on recent Livestock and Fish CRP lessons from using a pilot gender capacity assessment methodology in Tanzania.

Debate on more in-depth analyses of institutional and individual...

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Posted on : 14/01/2015

Source: UNFAO

Closing gender gaps in agriculture can generate significant gains for the sector and for the society as a whole by improving nutrition, food security and income levels, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...

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Posted on : 08/01/2015
Our future - Women in Agriculture

According to Statistical Information on Nepalese Agriculture (2011/2012), 65.6% of Nepali population is involved in agriculture and is still suffering from food insecurity and starvation. Though many inventions, policies and efforts were made in order to improve Nepali citizens’ livelihoods, effective...

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Posted on : 16/12/2014

In September 2014, the...

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Posted on : 26/11/2014

The IFAD, the Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation of Nepal, the Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF), the Nepal Agriculture Co-Operative Central Federation Ltd. (NACCFL) and PROCASUR are honoured to launch the Learning Route: "Women's Empowerment, New Businesses and Sustainable Natural Resource Management in Nepal" from the 06th to the 13th December 2014.

The Route is hosted by...

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Posted on : 12/11/2014

While youth comprise about 70 percent of the population in Malawi, most of them contend with poverty and HIV/AIDS and lack access to the necessary opportunities to empower and change their lives.

Realizing the potential in Malawi's young people, the Kawjo Foundation has charged the youth with the management of the Integrated Agriculture-Aquaculture (IAA)...

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Posted on : 07/11/2014

October 15 marks the annual celebration of International Day of Rural Women(IDRW). The United Nations established this day to commemorate the vital role and contribution of rural women throughout the world in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving global food and nutrition security, and eradicating rural poverty.

Join WFO and its Women’s...

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Posted on : 15/10/2014

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