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Women Caring for Women International Grant Programme: Inviting Women from Developing Nations

Mary A. Tidlund Charitable Foundation is currently accepting applications for its “Women Caring for Women” International Grant Programme in support of sustainable projects. The goal of the project is to promote leadership, self-confidence and self-esteem...

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Posted on : 24/02/2016

The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day (IWD) is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”. The United Nations observance on 8 March will reflect on how to accelerate the 2030 Agenda, building momentum for the effective implementation of the new Sustainable Development Goals. It will equally focus on new commitments under UN Women’s Step It Up initiative, and other existing...

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Posted on : 18/02/2016

Tuesday, March 1st 2016, the University of Manchester Global Development Institute is hosting an event marking the launch of Gender Challenges, a three volume compendium of Professor Bina Agarwal’s path-breaking selected papers published by Oxford University Press. The volumes treat the themes of: Agriculture, Technology and Food Security;...

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Posted on : 12/02/2016

This document reports on progress in the implementation of the IFAD Policy on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment.

It was presented to the Executive Board in December 2015 and published in the “Report on IFAD’s Development Effectiveness”.

To download the Annual Report on IFAD...

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Posted on : 27/01/2016

Depuis mars 2014, l’Agence Française de Développement (AFD) s’est dotée d’un nouveau cadre d’intervention transversal (CIT) sur le genre et la réduction des inégalités hommes-femmes dans ses activités. L’objectif de ce CIT est d’améliorer les pratiques d’intégration du genre dans les opérations de l’AFD.

La...

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Posted on : 25/01/2016

Improving the quality of women's diet is the best way to stop the intergenerational cycle of malnutrition. Join the European Commission's External Cooperation Infopoint for a lunchtime conference about the new global indicator "Minimum Dietary Diversity for...

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Posted on : 14/01/2016

Over the last twenty years, the increasing availability of sex-disaggregated data on household assets has made it ever more evident that women who are empowered to manage resources alongside men tend to be able to ensure better education, health, and nutrition of their children. But, as programs emerged to make practical use of this data and to influence policy and agricultural...

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Posted on : 05/01/2016

Forests and Food: Addressing Hunger and Nutrition Across Sustainable Landscapes is a new publication that was launched in December at the Global Landscapes Forum 2015, held alongside the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention...

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Posted on : 04/01/2016

Integrated homestead food production (IHFP) is considered to be a nutrition-sensitive, pro-poor and women-controlled approach to household food production that includes vegetable and fruit gardens, backyard livestock-raising and small fish ponds. It can enhance poor rural people’s access to a variety of nutritious fresh foods, grown in close proximity to their households and requiring...

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Posted on : 02/12/2015

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