Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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Food and Nutrition Security

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Recognizing the role of gender equality, key development organizations have engaged in a process of mainstreaming gender into agricultural development. The World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) have made some progress in their gender-mainstreaming strategies and have recently embarked on more action-oriented...

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Posted on : 25/09/2013
Women in rice field

The CGIAR Research Program on Rice, also known as the Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP), brings together over 900 partners from the academic, public, private, and civil society sectors with a stake in rice development. You may have received questions, or have them yourselves about: How does one bring together over 900 partners from such a wide background in a globally-coordinated...

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Posted on : 10/09/2013
In 2013, the international community will review progress on the Millennium Development Goals, two years before the target date for their achievement.  Policy discussions will also begin on the post-2015 framework for international development. For the first half of the year, Ireland will hold the EU Presidency. 
 
It is essential that these policy processes be...
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Posted on : 02/08/2013
Women

GAP partners have come together through their shared concerns at the urgent need for large-scale action on gender-based issues in agriculture, a need that brings together and transcends individual institutional efforts.  Given the enormous and diverse scale of needs, it is crucial that GAP now focuses its collective energy on clearly defined priority areas, where the joined-up actions of the...

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Posted on : 02/08/2013

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