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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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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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Join the #CGIARGoals Q&A Twitter Chat [News]

This year, CGIAR are combining the outreach campaigns for World Food Day (16 Oct) and Prize (13 Oct), and the International Day of Rural Women (15 Oct) and Eradication of Poverty (17 Oct). You are invited to join the Q&A Twitter Chat next Wednesday, 12 October, on issues relating to reducing poverty, improving food and nutrition security, and improving...

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A leading NGO joins hands with CIMMYT-CCAFS to empower women farmers [News]

by H.S. JatM.L. JatMunmun RaiTripti Agarwal / September 27, 2016

In the Indian state of Haryana, women are actively involved in farm operations but do not contribute...

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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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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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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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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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