Crisis Management and Resilience
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...Read more
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...Read more
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.
The first-ever World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) drew to a close on 24 May, after two days of historic discussions among global leaders from 173 countries, focused on how to respond more effectively and inclusively to major humanitarian crises and be better prepared to meet future challenges. Leaders demonstrated overwhelming support for the Secretary-General’s call for a new ‘Agenda for...Read more
Did you know that when crises strike, gender inequalities are often exacerbated? UN Women has created an interactive infographic presenting the facts and figures of gender gaps in humanitarian action that should not be ignored. The infographic presents the current situation, particular impacts...Read more
Agriculture remains the key priority sector in the growth and poverty reduction agenda of Zambia. Over 60 percent of the population derives its livelihood from agriculture.... Read more
Quito—On 16 April, Ecuador was rattled by a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake, which has caused an estimated 650 deaths and left more than 25,000 people living in shelters.
Emergencies often tend to exacerbate existing vulnerabilities to violence, as social and institutional protection systems can be severely disrupted, increasing the risk of gender-...Read more