Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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Just published on the SDC Agriculture and Food Security Network are four Gender Analyses of Grain Post-harvest Management...

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Posted on : 12/10/2015

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
Running out of time, the reduction of women's work burden in agricultural production

Based on a broad literature review, this publication discusses rural women’s time poverty in agriculture, elaborates on its possible causes and implications and provides insight into the various types of constraints that affect the adoption of solutions for reducing work burden. This paper raises questions about the adequacy of...

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Posted on : 31/07/2015
Bill and Melinda Gates’s Pillow Talk
WHAT do Bill and Melinda Gates argue about?
Not whose turn it is to wash the dishes or take out the garbage, it seems, but headier stuff. The prospects for eradicating polio. The utility of empowering women. The best ways to save lives.
Oh, and maybe how much to acknowledge to a prying columnist that they sometimes do argue.
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Posted on : 20/07/2015
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The UN Women “Gender Equality Facility” (GEF) in Albania, is currently seeking gender mainstreaming expertise for reviewing the EU Delegation’s current draft of the EU IPA 2016 Sector Planning Document on “Fisheries”. It is a roughly 40-page document, describing key areas of EU sector support envisaged to be provided to the Government of Albania. The aim is to...

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Posted on : 06/07/2015
Graça Machel Scholarships for Women

Graça Machel Trust offers scholarships for Southern Africa’s future women leaders.

The application process is the same as for Canon Collins Scholarships for Postgraduate study in South Africa.

For further information and to apply, please click here.

Are you eligible?

To apply for a...

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Posted on : 01/07/2015
Gender Academy Fellowships

The ITC-ILO Gender Academy is confirmed to take place in Turin from 16 to 27 November 2015.

An initial lot of 30 fellowships covering tuition fees to participate in the Gender Academy is available.

Priority is normally given to nationals from ODA recipient countries however a limited number of fellowship is also available for nationals from...

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Posted on : 25/06/2015
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UNU-WIDER, in collaboration with the University of Namur (UNamur), Belgium, is organizing a project focusing on core issues in gender and development. The project aims to generate high-quality, high-impact research by...

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Posted on : 23/06/2015
FAO report highlights gender imbalance in fish industry

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), through its GLOBEFISH unit on international fish trade, recently released a report – “The Role of Women in the Seafood Industry” – that highlighted the contributions and constraints on women through all...

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Posted on : 22/06/2015
The Women Vendors Exhibition And Forum 2015

The International Trade Centre and the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) announce the Women Vendors Exhibition and Forum 2015 (WVEF2015), 2-3 September in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

This premier business event links women vendors to markets by providing training, improving skills and facilitating meetings with buyers.

Previous events held in China, Mexico...

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Posted on : 15/06/2015


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