Crisis Management and Resilience
By Enricka Julien, public relations liaison, from Trinidad and Tobago.
I have always been passionate about agriculture and all the activities linked to this industry, which I believe came from growing up in the countryside, particularly during a time when Caroni (1975) Limited –a famous company in Trinidad and...Read more
Moses Owiny, Project Officer with the Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET), kicks off 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 private sector, mass media to civil society...Read more
According to Statistical Information on Nepalese Agriculture (2011/2012), 65.6% of Nepali population is involved in agriculture and is still suffering from food insecurity and starvation. Though many inventions, policies and efforts were made in order to improve Nepali citizens’ livelihoods, effective...Read more
A new volume of policy notes summarizes the findings from the project “Enhancing Women’s Assets to Manage Risk under Climate Change: Potential for Group-Based Approaches.” From the IFPRI Research Program on Climate Change, Collective Action, and Women’s Assets, the notes in this collection explore how to protect or strengthen...Read more
In one of its first global partnerships, the World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre) is collaborating with the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) to enhance South-South cooperation on...Read more
This report reviews the literature and evidence within the fields of gender, climate change and disasters, suggesting that although there are gaps in existing knowledge, policy is often not based on the existing evidence but on stereotypical notions.
Drawing lessons from the gender and development literature, it outlines some of the key areas of debate common across the three...Read more
Save the Date: December 3, 2014 - Two Events in Honor of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence
US Launch of The Lancet Edition Dedicated to Violence Against Women and Girls
The Global Women's Institute (GWI) at The George Washington University, in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and...Read more