Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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


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Madam Lydia Sasu, the Executive Director of Development Action (DAA), a farmer based organisation stressed the importance of adopting safe and sustainable fishing methods and processing techniques, during the 2016 World Rural Women's Day (WRWD) held in Apam, organised by the DAA, an implementing partner of the USAID/Ghana Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SFMP).

"It is in this...

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Posted on : 01/11/2016

The Gender Network invites you to a dialogue with Hon. Baleka Mbete Speaker of the South African Parliament “Gender is My Agender” Wednesday 23 rd September 2015 from 10:00 to 12:00

Sheikh Zayed Centre, FAO – V.le Terme di Caracalla


Posted on : 20/09/2015
Integrating Gender into Rural Advisory Services

Rural women’s roles and contributions to agriculture remain undervalued and neglected by the sector’s policy- making and implementation processes. Women typically are involved in many aspects of the agricultural value chain, often contributing anywhere from 25 to 75% of the productive labour. However, they generally have less access to rural advisory services (RAS) than men.

They also...

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Posted on : 24/07/2015
WOUGNET Newsletter - July 2015

The newest edition of Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) newsletter is now available and you can find it here. In this issue, you will find the announcement of WOUGNET’s new partnership with the World Wide Web Foundation. “Women’s Rights Online” is a global research and advocacy...

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Posted on : 03/07/2015
A young spirit in search of change

This success story written by Anauim Valerín Pérez, a young journalist and environmental activist, is part of the "Young women and Youth's Gender Perspectives in Agricultural Development" series that spotlight young professionals' experiences for women's empowerment in agricultural development. From research to...

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Posted on : 22/05/2015
Posted on : 11/05/2015
ENERGIA Newsletter - May 2015

After a gap of several years, the International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy is issuing once again ENERGIA News. Find the latest edition here.

Posted on : 11/05/2015
Releasing GFEP report and policy brief on Forests and Food Security
The Global Forest Expert Panels (GFEP) initiative provides a mechanism for effectively linking the information requirements of governments and intergovernmental processes related to forests and trees with existing scientific expertise. On 6 May 2015 at  the UN Forum on Forests in New York, USA, the report ...
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Posted on : 08/05/2015

The newest edition of the Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) newsletter has now been published, and can be found here. In this edition, WOUGNET announces their new partnership with the World Wide Web Foundation. “Women’s Rights Online”...

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Posted on : 07/05/2015


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