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Just out: 5th Issue of Gender Results Network Digest [News]

WFP's Gender Results Network has released their latest digest featuring insights on gender equality in Norway, a story from a GRN member at WFP Iraq, and highlights on peer learning, eLearning, and unpacking the Equal Participation objective of WFP's new Gender Policy. 

The World Food...

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Get Involved: Help develop ICSF's Gender Implementation Guide [News]

The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) would like you to get involved in the review and validation of an upcoming Implementation Guide on gender equality in the small-scale fisheries. ICSF will produce this Guide on behalf of the FAO and partner organizations to promote a better understanding and application of the gender equality...

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GAF 101: A Training Workshop on Gender in Fisheries and Aquaculture [Event]

Gender work is vital to fisheries and aquaculture, but there is often a gap in understanding of what gender and gender research are. Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries of the Asian Fisheries Society is organizing this workshop which will explore the basic concepts of gender theory with the goal of introducing gender...

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Webinar: Indicators of gendered control over agricultural resources - a guide for agricultural policy and research [News]

Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 

Time: 09:30 a.m. EST

Women are farmers and agricultural laborers in every part of the world. They are often responsible for the storage and processing of agricultural products. In some parts of the world, they play a key role in marketing crops. In almost all contexts, they play...

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UNEP and partners explore links between gender and environment [News]

The Global Gender and Environment Outlook (GGEO), a collaborative project between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and strategic partners, is the first comprehensive global assessment of inter-linkages between gender and the environment. In advance of the report’s release later this...

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Fast Forwarding to the Future We Want - with UN Women [News]

UN Women has released its Annual Report for 2015-2016, which marks UN Women's fifth year. The Annual Report documents UN Women’s work to foster women’s empowerment and gender equality around the world. It highlights some of the organization’s initiatives during the year and provides summary financial statements, a list of new programmes and projects, and contact information. 


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Towards a comprehensive understanding of changing gender roles [News]

“Changing gender roles and responsibilities,” is an important topic of discussion in the world of agricultural research for development today. This is most often owing to the fact that males in India are often perceived as being more outgoing than females, or the simple fact that in most instances men have better access to information, resources, etc. than women. While there is no expectation...

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Leveraging partnerships for progress [News]

Building up a critical mass of gender expertise, especially among young scientists is crucial to ensuring mutual benefits for both poor women and men in the context of agricultural research for development. For the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network, a strategic partnership with Pennsylvania State University was the first in a series of initiatives...

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Follow via webcast: Forum on Empowerment through Household Methodologies [News]

IFAD, Oxfam and Hivos are jointly organizing a "Forum on Empowerment through Household Methodologies" in Rome, 27 - 29 June 2016 for practitioners and key players, with a special focus on Gender Action Learning System (GALS).

The Forum will gather experts and champions in household methodologies, including from IFAD supported projects in ESA and WCA, and observers from NGOs, UN agencies...

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Join the Conversation on Rural Women's Economic Empowerment [News]

Through a partnership between UN Women, FAO, IFAD and WFP, the Joint Programme on “Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women,” (RWEE) creates a space for gender practitioners to share their experiences working to empower rural women all over the world. An initiative...

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