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Crisis Management and Resilience

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In southern Ghana, women are connected to the land in different ways from one another. This diversity translates into a suite of vulnerabilities to climate change, and a need for fine-tuned strategies that accommodate the range of women in a community.

“Women here are really doing well; they have managed...

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Posted on : 21/04/2015

A tale of why Peru's mitigation and development policies need to take gender into consideration.

Previous findings show that the highland soil is very carbon-rich, while at the same time scarcely documented (PDF), urging for a better overview of its underground wealth. Given the importance that soil plays as...

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Posted on : 21/04/2015

This month, ITC’s Trade and Environment Programme (TEP) in collaboration with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) launched a two-year project to facilitate and consolidate the development of Madagascar’s raffia value chain for luxury international handicraft and fashion industries. The objective of this initiative is to...

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Posted on : 20/04/2015

Using the 2009 round of the Ethiopian Rural Household Survey, this paper examines the medium-term impact of the land registration on investment behavior by households, particularly the adoption of soil conservation techniques and tree planting. It investigates whether men’s and women’s knowledge of their property rights under the land registration (as measured by answers to a list of questions...

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Posted on : 14/04/2015

Check out the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations' new gender and land rights database.

On this page, you will find a scroll-down list of statistics indicators and their definitions in the box below. The land-related statistics are disaggregated by gender...

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Posted on : 28/03/2015

Eligible civil society organizations can submit their proposals from 9 March until 5 April 2015

Further to the announcement of the  Fund for Gender Equality’s third Call for Proposals, UN Women is pleased to inform that the online grants application system...

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Posted on : 19/03/2015
Evelyn Nguleka

The "Expo of Ideas" one of the major events that marked the beginning of Expo Milano 2015 hosted by Italy, took place at Hangar Bicocca in February 7. Also present at the event Evelyn Nguleka, President of the World Farmers’ Organisation, which along with more than 500 experts, studied issues of EXPO 2015 with particular attention to the size of the development of equity and sustainability,...

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Posted on : 19/02/2015

Paramount Chief Kyungu of Malawi, an influential cultural leader; Ron Archer, a renowned transformative leadership coach from the United States of America; and Gilberto Macuacua, a media personality in Mozambique, who is also a member of the UN Women Regional Civil Society Group (RCSAG), have signed on as male supporters of UN Women’s HeForShe...

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Posted on : 19/02/2015
Indian Council of Agricultural Research approves setting up of a GAP-India Hub to catalyze Gender in Agriculture Partnership

The Government of India, Department of Agricultural Research and Education approved the proposal of ICAR- Directorate of Research on Women in Agriculture (DRWA), renamed now as Central Institute for Women in Agriculture (CIWA) for setting up of GAP India-Hub at a total budget of INR 424.15 lakhs (USD 0.682 million USD) up to financial year 2016-17, in its 12th Five...

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Posted on : 18/02/2015
Seed Awards 2015 - Call For Applications

Is your enterprise in a start-up phase and does it integrate social and environmental benefits, solving pressing local issues? Is it women-led? Do you need support to help to establish and grow your enterprise? If these questions apply to you, you will be pleased to hear that SEED has opened the Call for Applications for the 2015 SEED Awards.

SEED welcomes innovative...

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Posted on : 17/02/2015

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