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WEDO determined to deliver gender-just climate action [News]

The results of the US presidential election came in as WEDO is in the midst of climate negotiations at COP 22 in Marrakech. WEDO is at the negotiations advocating for ambitious action on climate change that works for people on the frontlines of climate impacts. WEDo have been busy: Actions to #MovetheMoney from military spending; a GGCA Forum on collaboration and innovation; amplifying young...

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15/11/2016
Women Call On Ghanaians To Insist On Quality Fish [News]

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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1/11/2016
How can CSA practices impact gendered-labour roles? [News]

Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) is defined as an approach that helps farmers adapt to climate change, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase productivity to increase food security. In order to achieve these three goals of CSA, new technologies and practices must be implemented on farms; when new practices are implemented,...

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28/10/2016
How can we help promote gender-inclusive climate change policies in Latin America? Insights from Colombia [News]

Climate change impacts are gender-differentiated; consequently, climate change policies should be, as well. This is particularly critical in Latin America, where National Adaptation Plans (NAPs), Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and plans to implement Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are currently...

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28/10/2016
Lima to Marrakech – what is Africa’s next step in climate change and gender equality? [News]

The Africa Working Group on Gender and Climate Change (AGWWCC) is a pioneering initiative to integrate gender concerns into the African position on climate change.
A number of African countries have now ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change and are committed to working...

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27/10/2016
IEA launches Online Survey for GAP Members on the relevance, dissemination, and use of CGIAR gender research [News]

Independent Evaluation Arrangement (IEA) of CGIAR launches Thematic Evaluation of Gender in CGIAR Research and in the CGIAR workplace

Online Survey for GAP Members on the relevance, dissemination, and use of CGIAR gender research

CGIAR has a long history of research on gender in agricultural research and...

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27/10/2016
Women in action and actions for women [News]

If women want to change their status they need to be the agents of that change. And social change is the goal of the Joint Programme on Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women (RWEE).

While it is still a pilot (it was launched in 2012) and underfunded, RWEE has already shown impressive results in terms of women’s empowerment and livelihood improvement....

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21/10/2016
Let's Listen to Rural Women, urges Prof C Bertini on Rural Women's Day [News]

In this video interview, GAP Patron Prof. Catherine Bertini offers her insights into the challenges facing rural women today, and ways of helping them unleash their potential...

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14/10/2016
CRP Drylands celebrates International Day of Rural Women [News]

To mark the upcoming International Day of Rural Women on 15th October, the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems has released a special update including:

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13/10/2016

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