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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
Paula Kantor at the 2014 Livestock and Fish program review meeting

The tragic loss of Paul Kantor during a terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday 13 May have left many of her colleagues in the development world and friends with great sadness.

Paula who joined CIMMYT in February 2015 as a senior scientist (gender and development specialist), was leading CIMMYT’s ambitious new project to...

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Posted on : 14/05/2015
Posted on : 11/05/2015
ENERGIA Newsletter - May 2015

After a gap of several years, the International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy is issuing once again ENERGIA News. Find the latest edition here.

Posted on : 11/05/2015
International Day of Families 2015: Special event on household methodologies for gender equality and social inclusion

 

Date: 15 May
Time: 10:30 am - 12 pm
Venue: IFAD (Rome)

The IFAD Gender Team is pleased to invite you to the “International Day of Families 2015 - Special event on household methodologies for gender equality and social inclusion”.

The event will take place from 10.30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in IFAD heart quarter. It will...

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Posted on : 08/05/2015

As part of a #Beijing20 campaign that runs throughout May 2015, inspiring journalists and media leaders tell UN Women their thoughts about the state of women in media today, what changes they want to see for women, and share their personal experiences in the newsroom.

Read the full news on...

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Posted on : 06/05/2015

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