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IFAD shares lesson from the field: How to respond to the direct needs of rural women [News]

The IFAD-supported Soum Son Seun Jai – Community-based Food Security and Economic Opportunities Programme – targets approximately 85,000 household members of whom 50 per cent are women. It works to build integrated farming systems and promote access to markets, especially by highly vulnerable, food-insecure and ethnically diverse rural households. The programme has made solid strides...

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Webinar: Assessing Agricultural Technologies for their Impacts on Gender Roles and Nutrition [Event]

Designing and disseminating technologies through Agricultural Extension Services in a gender-responsive and nutrition-sensitive way can help extend the benefits of technologies like increased productivity, income, and food availability to both men and women. Join the Integrating Gender and Nutrition within Agricultural Extension Services (INGENAES) webinar to learn about a new methodology to...

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CGIAR produces inventory of gender studies across the globe [News]

The CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network has compiled a catalogue of research studies to provide an overview of ongoing and past gender related research across CGIAR.

The studies that can be entered to this catalogue can be:

  • CGIAR Research that involves the use of sex-disaggregated data: data on individual men and women
  • CGIAR Research that involves the use...
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Learning from 8,000 people to integrate gender into agricultural research [News]

With its twisted cables and flickering computer screens, the room commandeered by the GENNOVATE study team at the headquarters of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) near Mexico City looks more like a Silicon Valley hackathon than what most would understand as gender research. Yet up on the main screen,...

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CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network invites you to its Annual meeting 2016 [News]

Science-based innovation is at the heart of CGIAR’s vision of its impact on poverty reduction, food security and climate-smart resource management. Impactful innovation needs to be socially inclusive and gender-equitable. CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs) conduct research to guide and improve the gender-responsiveness or transformative effects of CGIAR innovation. The CGIAR Gender and Agriculture...

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Side Event during Africa Water Week: New Approaches for Inclusive Irrigation [Event]

DATE: Thursday 21st July 2016

TIME: 12:30 - 13:30hrs

VENUE: Ruaha Hall, Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre, Dar es Salaam


Expanding access to irrigation has the potential to boost agricultural productivity, climate resilience, food and nutritional security, and sustainable livelihoods. What are the...

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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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