Agricultural Research and Innovation
‘Feeling passionate about your research is essential and yet, traditionally, academic work should be rational, methodological, and dispassionate’
Last month, Nobel Prize winning scientist and academic, Tim Hunt ...Read more
The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry of Cambodia, the International Fund for Agriculture Development and PROCASUR are pleased to invite you to the first Asia-Pacific Local Champions Exhibition, bringing together local champions with the public sector, universities, NGOs and cooperation agencies. This groundbreaking event will be a unique opportunity to build personal contacts...Read more
Although it may at first seem like a formidable and herculean task, I am extremely driven in my desire to build a state-of-the-art biotechnology research platform to serve not just Nigeria but the whole of Africa. But then again, having bold ambitions is what being an AWARD Fellow is about. My lifelong dream is to build and lead a thriving biotechnology-based business that creates value and...Read more
10-12 April 2017. Mekelle. First International Conference on Women in Science, Innovation and Development. This 3-day conference celebrated the capacities and achievements of Ethiopian women in Ethiopia and abroad, ranging...Read more
The statistics on the matter are stark: women do the majority of the world’s work, but only 20% of landholders are women. Un- and underemployment both hit women harder, and the wage gap persists. Unpaid and caring labor remain “women’s work,” while formal sector employment is male-dominated.
Please join the IFPRI Gender Task Force for a webinar with WorldFish and CARE on Thursday, February 16, 9:00am-10:00am EST... Read more
Less than 30% of researchers are women (UNESCO). In 2016, the United Nations declared February 11 as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science in an effort to both engage and encourage greater participation of women and girls in the fields of science and technology.
Whether it is a lack of opportunity, gender stereotypes, gender biases, lack of access to education, or a...Read more
According to Professor Siri Gerrard, little has been said about gender and gender perspectives in relation to the fishing industry in Norway the past fifteen years. She has studied fishing and the fisheries policy for more than forty years.
“But there’s a lot going on globally!” she says.
Scholars and world leaders are preoccupied with how important women in rural areas are for...Read more
This strategy crystalizes UN Women’s long-standing commitment to indigenous women. It serves as the organization’s first official frame of reference for bringing UN Women’s programming to scale in a coherent and consistent manner across the organization.
The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) formulates recommendations to the United Nations (UN) System on ways...Read more
Tin Moe Tun farms for a living, but he is also trying to cultivate something else in his little village of Tha Lu Pyein in Myanmar: an understanding among the men that violence against women and girls is not okay.
As one of 20 men trained as ‘role models’ in Kayah State and Rakhine State, Tin Moe Tun promotes a safe family environment, shares knowledge of women’s rights and organizes...Read more