Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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Source: Food Tank

Farmers and farmers groups, researchers and scientists, and government leaders and policy-makers from across the continent are gathered to better understand family farming in North America and to agree upon common recommendations for the...

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Posted on : 09/04/2014

A new journal, the Journal of Gender, Agriculture and food Security (Agri-Gender) has been launched with the aim of providing a platform for researchers and practitioners to share information on research work on gender, agriculture and food security. The aim of Agri-Gender is to promote interdisciplinary research related to gender and the agricultural and food sciences.

It is an open...

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Posted on : 10/03/2014

Empowering Rural Women Through Agricultural Innovation is the parallel event organized by WFO and GFAR during the CSW in New York.

First-hand involvement by women farmers in the research and development process of agricultural innovation is crucial to reach...

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Posted on : 06/03/2014

In this video message, Prof. Catherine Bertini, Co-Patron of the Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP), underlines the importance of proper policies and programs in order to facilitate opportunities for girls and women to be able to grow and to be able...

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Posted on : 06/03/2014

The United Nations has made “Equality for Women is Progress for All” the theme for the observance of the International Women’s Day 2014.

Much of the future of global food security depends on smallholder family farms where in many regions of the world women play a key role. Rural women, particularly in developing countries, often are both providers and producers of food. It is also not...

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Posted on : 05/03/2014

A practical guide for integrating gender in agricultural prodcution systems, this manual aims at working towards closing the gender gap in agriculture. Produced by Dr. Kathleen Colverson, a senior gender scientist with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), and the theme leader for Gender, Impact and Learning within the...

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Posted on : 12/02/2014

Source: FSN Forum

Discussion until 16th February 2014

"Globally and with only a few exceptions, rural women fare worse than rural men and urban women and men for every MDG indicator for...

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Posted on : 12/02/2014

Cathy McGowan is a sheep farmer, researcher and businesswoman. Her award winning leadership programs have had a major impact on increasing the participation of women in Australian agricultural industries. She was a founding member of Australian Women in Agriculture[1] and now consults to the PNG Women in Agricultural Development...

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Posted on : 31/01/2014

GFAR consultants working through the Gender in Agriculture Partnership and commissioned by the CGIAR Dryland Systems Research Program, have developed the gender and youth strategy described here in the last issue of ICARDA-News. We trust you will find...

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Posted on : 17/01/2014

Webinars:

1) Thursday 30 January;

2) Wednesday 5 February; and

3) Tuesday 18 February 2014 

FAO welcomes everyone interested in climate-smart agriculture and equity to join the online learning event. The event takes place from 30/1 to 18/2 2014.

The event consists of 3 webinars of 90...

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Posted on : 16/01/2014

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