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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
Professionalising women farmers: Key to success [News]

In the Pacific, “Women are the backbone of communities and families,” says Lavinia Kaumaitotya, programme manager of the Pacific Island Farmers Organisation Network. The same holds true in Africa and the Caribbean. However, women farmers in developing countries tend to run smaller farms than men, are less well-educated or even illiterate, and often find it harder...

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11/6/2018
Agribusiness: how technology is transforming supply chains [News]

In 2013, the Montpellier Panel published a report that made sober reading. At the current rate of production, the authors claimed, Africa would be able to meet just 13% of its food...

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11/6/2018
Call for Speakers - IWMI/WLE/GAP/GFAR Webinar on Gender and Resources [News]

GAP is making a call for speakers interested in participating in an upcoming webinar on "Gender and access to agricultural resources", organized jointly by IWMIWLEGAP and GFAR. Participating in the...

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3/5/2018
Pitch AgriHack seeks to promote greater engagement of young women [News]

CTA has launched ‘Pitch AgriHack 2018’ a competition to support young agricultural entrepreneurs (agripreneurs) build viable businesses and boost innovation for a more sustainable agricultural sector. Winning innovations will be awarded up to €15,000, as well as mentoring and networking opportunities.

The theme for this...

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20/4/2018
Rome-based agencies and UN-Women accelerate progress on joint programme on rural women’s empowerment with support from Sweden and Norway [News]

The sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), taking place in New York 12-23 March, is discussing innovative policies and practical solutions to the multiple challenges women face in rural areas.   

To contribute to this debate, a side event jointly organized by Niger and FAO, IFAD, WFP and UN Women...

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29/3/2018
Enhancing Opportunities for Rural Women’s Employment: Lessons from the Joint Programme on Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment [News]

The sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), held in New York from 13 to 24 March 2017, discussed innovative ways to empower women in the...

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27/3/2018
Honouring women on the farm and in the studio [News]

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2018, Farm Radio International has released a special issue of Barza Wire, featuring Farmer stories about what women farmers in Tanzania, Kenya, and across Africa are doing to ensure their families have enough to eat.

For women who grow cassava in Tanzania’s Pwani region, one of the main...

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6/3/2018
Woman on a mission: Pushing for rights and a seat at the decision-making table [News]

Rural women face a range of challenges across the environmental sector, including in forestry and agriculture. This has motivated the African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests (REFACOF) to improve the situation by securing women’s tenure rights to land and forests.

Ahead of International Women’s Day, the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and...

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6/3/2018

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