Gender in Agriculture Partnership

Transforming agriculture to empower women and deliver food, nutrition and income security

Land and other Assets

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Learn the basics of using a computer and other internet fundamentals. Make the best of your digital experience with this step-by-step, user-friendly guide that includes pictorial representations. This app runs on Android phones and is available in English, Hausa, Swahili, Zulu.

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Posted on : 04/05/2015

This Evaluation Handbook is a practical handbook to help those initiating, managing and/or using gender-responsive evaluations by providing direction, advice and tools for every step in the evaluation process: planning, preparation, conduct, reporting, evaluation use and follow up. The primary audience is UN Women staff who manage evaluations or are involved in evaluation processes. However,...

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Posted on : 04/05/2015
In this issue EmpowerWomen.org highlights the remarkable celebrations of the International Women's Day and the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action during the 59th Commission on the Status of Women. It also dedicates some of the content of this newsletter to the links between health and women's economic empowerment. It shares an inspiring story of a woman...
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Posted on : 28/04/2015

Since its launch at the first Global Conference on Women in Agriculture (GCWA, New Delhi, March 2012), the Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP) has been working in the promotion of gender equity and women in agriculture empowerment.

Through these years, the website of this multi-stakeholder network for action has been key to...

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Posted on : 23/04/2015

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

The issue of “missing girls” was recently identified in certain parts of Europe and Central Asia, particularly in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. This seminar will look at the latest research and focus on policy lessons from the international experience.

The issue of “missing girls”, manifesting in birth ratios strongly skewed in favor of boys, has received significant attention at...

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Posted on : 15/04/2015

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

As we prepare to celebrate ...

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Posted on : 07/03/2015

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