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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
IFAD/FAO/WFP Celebration of International Women’s Day [Event]

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) with the kind support of the Government of Canada have the pleasure to invite you to this year’s celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD). The event will take place at IFAD Headquarters in Rome, Italy on Thursday 8 March, from 10:00 – 12:00 (reception...

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1/3/2018
Woman to woman: Women scientists share how their work is helping women and girls succeed in agriculture [News]

In celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, women scientists and researchers share how their work is helping women and girls achieve food security, improve livelihoods, and create a more equitable world.

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12/2/2018
Webinar: Strengthening women’s tenure and rights to forests and trees and their participation in decision making [Event]

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is hosting the webinar “More than a seat at the table: Strengthening women’s tenure and rights to forests and trees and their participation in decision making” on Thursday February 8, 2018. The webinar is organized in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) and the Centre for International...

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26/1/2018
Webinar: The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index – What have we learned? [News]

The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI), a survey-based tool launched in 2012, has been widely used to measure and understand women’s empowerment and inclusion in the agricultural sector. The WEAI was originally designed as a monitoring and evaluation tool for the Feed...

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11/1/2018
CRP FTA shares work on gender mainstreaming [News]

CGIAR Research Programe on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry's November newsletter highlights FTA’s gender research and gender integration work.
 
FTA’s key research for development objectives — addressing food insecurity, enhancing nutrition, tackling climate change and ensuring sustainable development — cannot be solved without paying close attention to gender equality and social...

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13/12/2017

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