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CGIAR Webinar: ‘Making sense of intersectionality' [Event]

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018 
Time: 3.00 - 4.30 p.m. Central European Summer Time (CET)

Background information
There is an increasing recognition within applied agriculture and natural resource management research that gender equality is a goal in its own right; and accordingly, considerable efforts and resources are now being devoted...

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24/10/2018
Ready to grow: Investing in the future of rural women and girls [News]

Rural women cultivate the land and grow crops to feed their families and communities, but many still lack access to the resources, opportunities, skills and services they need to farm more productively and build businesses.

They are often required to spend long hours inefficiently collecting water or firewood, impeding their productivity. They are underrepresented in decision-making...

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15/10/2018
In Focus: International Day of Rural Women [News]

Rural women make up a quarter of the world’s population. They grow much of our food, strengthen economies and build climate resilience.

From championing access to clean water in Kyrgyzstan to boosting sustainable agriculture in Ethiopia, rural women are mobilizing to support one another, and their contributions are vital for both rural communities and urban societies.

Yet, on...

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15/10/2018
Africa RISING publishes guidelines for capturing gender-sensitive stories in agricultural research and development [News]

Gender-sensitive story writing is not only a professional and ethical aspiration but it can also improve development efforts and co-create more gender-balanced and inclusive societies.

From this conviction, Africa RISING has developed guidelines for capturing gender-sensitive stories which focus on gender-aware selection of sources, stories and visual material, the elimination of...

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11/10/2018
CFS side event on “Women's empowerment for food security and nutrition for all: evidence from joint UN work” [Event]

Friday 19 October
1pm-2:30pm

Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Iran room

IFAD and FAO, WFP, UN Women with Norway and Sweden are jointly organizing a side event in the framework of CFS 65, on “Women's empowerment for food security and nutrition for all: evidence from joint UN work”
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9/10/2018
EOWE publication series: Empowering women in agribusiness through social and behaviour change [News]

The EOWE programme shares a new series of three publications on the experiences and initial impact of the first round of gender-transformative ...

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6/8/2018
Annual Scientific Conference and Capacity Development Workshop [Event]

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is convening its second Annual Scientific Conference and Capacity Development Workshop on September 25-28, 2018 at the campus of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Gender Research Coordinators will meet one day prior, September 24.

Watch...

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17/7/2018
Discussing agency, access, and accelerometers in Accra [News]

Over 300 researchers gathered in Accra, Ghana, from June 25-29 for the 2018 Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health (ANH) Academy Week. The week began with a lively learning lab – led by Erin Lentz,...

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17/7/2018
Webinar: GENNOVATE, a qualitative comparative study on gender norms and agency in agricultural and environmental innovation – Study concepts and methodology [News]

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is hosting the webinar ‘GENNOVATE, a qualitative comparative study on gender norms and agency in agricultural and environmental innovation – Study concepts and methodology’ on Thursday July 12. The webinar is organized in collaboration with GENNOVATE.

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19/6/2018

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