Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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

Land and other Assets

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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

Do you want to learn how to navigate difficult conversations and optimize your chance of a successful and productive outcome with those you lead? Do you aspire to learn a range of leadership styles that allow you flex into success with a diverse array of colleagues? Do you need to practice intentional self-care in order to better serve those you lead? If you responded...

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Posted on : 05/03/2015

This report identifies proven, promising and high-potential interventions that increase women’s productivity and earnings in particular economic and country contexts.

Posted on : 23/02/2015
A New Network for Women in Agriculture

To be a woman in agriculture is to face a unique set of challenges. And because I know all too well the trials that women can face as they look to take on leadership roles, I made it a goal as USDA’s Deputy Secretary to start a community for women leaders in agriculture.

This past fall, I held a White House discussion with farmers, agribusiness, academics and youth leaders about the...

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Posted on : 23/02/2015
Realizing Women's Rights to Land and other Productive Resources

This publication is based on the results of an expert group meeting on good practices in realizing women’s rights to productive resources, with a focus on land. The meeting was convened by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human...

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Posted on : 19/02/2015

Paramount Chief Kyungu of Malawi, an influential cultural leader; Ron Archer, a renowned transformative leadership coach from the United States of America; and Gilberto Macuacua, a media personality in Mozambique, who is also a member of the UN Women Regional Civil Society Group (RCSAG), have signed on as male supporters of UN Women’s HeForShe...

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Posted on : 19/02/2015
Seed Awards 2015 - Call For Applications

Is your enterprise in a start-up phase and does it integrate social and environmental benefits, solving pressing local issues? Is it women-led? Do you need support to help to establish and grow your enterprise? If these questions apply to you, you will be pleased to hear that SEED has opened the Call for Applications for the 2015 SEED Awards.

SEED welcomes innovative...

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Posted on : 17/02/2015

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