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UN Women and Partners to hold ShareFair on Gender and Resilience [News]

UN Women for East and Southern Africa and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), together with an array of humanitarian and development partners, will host a regional ShareFair on Gender and Resilience, on 9-10 November 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. The ShareFair will share ways to effectively integrate gender in resilience-related programs, policies and practices,...

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29/9/2016
ShareFair on Gender and Resilience [Event]

The sustainable development goals (SDGs) aim to address the root causes of poverty, and underline the universal need for an inclusive and resilient development. Investing in gender equality and women’s empowerment in policies and programmes are pre-requisites for effective delivery of the SDGs.

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29/9/2016
First report by High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment outlines drivers to advance gender equality [News]

New York—On 22 September, the High-Level Panel (HLP) for Women’s Economic Empowerment presented its first findings to the UN Secretary-General at an event in New York, held in the context of the UN General Assembly. The HLP, created by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in January 2016, aims at placing women’s economic empowerment at the top of the global agenda to accelerate progress under the...

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28/9/2016
CGIAR Gender hosts Webinar on Data Sharing [News]

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016 Time: 08:30 a.m. UTC +5  

The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) provides support on communications, data and information management to the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network. A key component of this initiative is to provide data and information management tools and systems to support the needs and requirements of the...

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26/9/2016
Global Food Security Journal makes call for papers [News]

What significance does gender inequality have for current and future food security at national to global scales? Empirical evidence is accumulating that demonstrates increasing women’s control of productive resources for agriculture has positive effects on household food security and the nutritional, health, and educational welfare of children. On a broader front, differences in the rights,...

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23/9/2016
Announcing first in a series of GAP Webinars! [News]

"Not having data on a certain area, behaviour or society means that you cannot design the right policies, you cannot track progress, you cannot evaluate. You are basically not accountable."

Mayra Buvinic, UN Foundation Senior Fellow (Gates Foundation, 2016)

The Gender in Agriculture...

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8/9/2016
Engendering security in fisheries and aquaculture: WorldFish systematic review and Indonesia experiences [News]

On 3-7 August 2016, the Asian Fisheries Society in collaboration with 11th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (11th AFAF) organized the 6th Global Symposium on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries (GAF6) in Bangkok, Thailand. There were six people who represented WorldFish,...

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5/9/2016
Just released: Capacity Development Modules on Decent Work in Small-scale Fisheries [News]

Just released by FAO, a set of modules (in Spanish) on decent work - and see below also for the links to 2 GAF6 papers that covered the Costa Rica case studies (these slides in English).,

Capacity Development Modules on Decent Work in Small-scale Fisheries ...

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2/9/2016

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