Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

Crisis Management and Resilience

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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...

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Posted on : 10/05/2016

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.

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Posted on : 05/05/2016

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-...

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Posted on : 02/05/2016
WOCAN invites you to participate in the  'Reframing Leadership for Gender Equality’ course, to be held in Bangkok from 18-22 July 2016. 
 
WOCAN has developed this powerful and effective course based on its extensive experience of gender mainstreaming and leadership development. Challenges that...
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Posted on : 27/04/2016

With the launch of their new website, Empower Women has recently taken a fresh approach at raising awareness about women's challenges and their potential to succeed. Last week, Empower Women launched the...

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Posted on : 22/04/2016

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

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

Gender considerations in today’s post COP 21 environment: what’s missing?

 

Date: February 22, 2016, Time: 10:00 a.m. EST

The Paris Agreement has highlighted the opportunity for the global agriculture community (including CGIAR and partners) to influence the climate agenda, and thereby what course...

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Posted on : 16/02/2016

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