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Les femmes de l’Agriculture Familiale ont réclamé davantage de représentativité et de participation aux mécanismes de prises de décisions, lors d’une réunion tenue au cours de la Vè Conférence mondiale – Construisons le futur : Agriculture Familiale en septembre 2015 à Derio, Bizkaia. Les femmes des zones rurales des cinq...

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Posted on : 28/10/2015

Today, the world faces a greater challenge perhaps than ever before: tackling hunger and malnutrition in the face of climate change and increasing natural resource scarcity. Civil society, governments, researchers, donors, and the private sector are simultaneously debating and collaborating to find solutions. But the dialogue is over-emphasizing food production. If we are to achieve the...

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Posted on : 19/10/2015

The Gender Network invites you to a dialogue with Hon. Baleka Mbete Speaker of the South African Parliament “Gender is My Agender” Wednesday 23 rd September 2015 from 10:00 to 12:00

Sheikh Zayed Centre, FAO – V.le Terme di Caracalla

e-mail: allidil@dirco.gov.za

Posted on : 20/09/2015
ADDIS: investing in gender equality vital to economic growth, sustainable development, says Ban

Increased investments in gender equality are vital if the world is to achieve sustained economic growth and development, United Nations Secretary-General said today during the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Posted on : 20/07/2015
Patriarchy in climate change narratives

What if some climate change projects and policies contribute to causing more inequalities? 

When we hear about gender and climate change, we are often told that the impacts of climate change such as shifting rainfall patterns and more frequent droughts and floods are likely to deepen existing gender inequalities.

In a rural community of the so-called ‘dry-...

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Posted on : 25/05/2015
A young spirit in search of change

This success story written by Anauim Valerín Pérez, a young journalist and environmental activist, is part of 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...

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Posted on : 22/05/2015
Learning from adaptation experiences of local communities in Makueni, Kenya

Delegates to the 9th conference on community-based adaptation visited Makueni, Eastern Kenya and interacted with local communities thereby learning about various initiatives being implemented to address climate change and food insecurity.

“We have heard the challenges these farmers face first hand due to climate change impacts. The various adaptation initiatives...

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Posted on : 21/05/2015
Gender and Institutional Aspects of Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices: Evidence from Kenya

This paper analyses gender differences in awareness and adoption of climate-smart agricultural (CSA) practices. It examines what factors are associated with the likelihood of adoption of a wide range of CSA practices for 376 women and 375 men in two different areas of Kenya. This information is aimed at improving the targeting and design of interventions that are trying to achieve greater and...

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Posted on : 15/05/2015

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