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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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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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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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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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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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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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