Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

Crisis Management and Resilience

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In this video message, Prof. Catherine Bertini, Co-Patron of the Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP), underlines the importance of proper policies and programs in order to facilitate opportunities for girls and women to be able to grow and to be able...

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Posted on : 06/03/2014

The United Nations has made “Equality for Women is Progress for All” the theme for the observance of the International Women’s Day 2014.

Much of the future of global food security depends on smallholder family farms where in many regions of the world women play a key role. Rural women, particularly in developing countries, often are both providers and producers of food. It is also not...

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Posted on : 05/03/2014

Across Latin America, indigenous communities are on frontlines of an ongoing battle, fighting to protect their culture and livelihoods from companies and governments hungry for land and resources. As guardians of the forest and preservers of indigenous culture, indigenous women play a key role in keeping their communities safe and thriving. Sara Omi, with the National Coordinating Body of...

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Posted on : 03/02/2014

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

Webinars:

1) Thursday 30 January;

2) Wednesday 5 February; and

3) Tuesday 18 February 2014 

FAO welcomes everyone interested in climate-smart agriculture and equity to join the online learning event. The event takes place from 30/1 to 18/2 2014.

The event consists of 3 webinars of 90...

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Posted on : 16/01/2014

On 11-12 Dec, 2013 Regional Workshop on Gender and Climate Smart Agriculture in ASEAN was held in Bangkok, Thailand.

The workshop was organized jointly by the Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN), ASEAN Secretariat, the...

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Posted on : 16/12/2013

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

Fishery changes, caused by modernization and mechanization, globalization and environmental disasters, shift the working spaces, continually destroy and create jobs and livelihoods, and bring greater overlaps in women’s and men’s roles in the household, factory and market place.

“Gender and fisheries studies, therefore, are increasingly addressing these changes and how...

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Posted on : 03/12/2013

This high-level moderated armchair discussion explores why gender, specifically gender-based violence, should be a standalone goal in the post-2015 framework.

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Posted on : 05/11/2013

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

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