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Why academia needs emotional, passionate women

‘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 ...

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Posted on : 23/07/2015
Asia-Pacific Local Champions Exhibition

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...

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Posted on : 15/07/2015
Building a state-of-the-art biotechnology platform for crop research in Nigeria

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...

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Posted on : 07/07/2015

Rural women face a range of challenges across the environmental sector, including in forestry and agriculture. This has motivated the African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests (REFACOF) to improve the situation by securing women’s tenure rights to land and forests.

Ahead of International Women’s Day, the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and...

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Posted on : 06/03/2018

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) with the kind support of the Government of Canada have the pleasure to invite you to this year’s celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD). The event will take place at IFAD Headquarters in Rome, Italy on Thursday 8 March, from 10:00 – 12:00 (reception...

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Posted on : 01/03/2018

In celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, women scientists and researchers share how their work is helping women and girls achieve food security, improve livelihoods, and create a more equitable world.

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Posted on : 12/02/2018

December 4-8 was an exciting week for CGIAR gender scientists...

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Posted on : 11/01/2018

CGIAR Research Programe on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry's November newsletter highlights FTA’s gender research and gender integration work.
FTA’s key research for development objectives — addressing food insecurity, enhancing nutrition, tackling climate change and ensuring sustainable development — cannot be solved without paying close attention to gender equality and social...

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Posted on : 13/12/2017

It is no news that to transform Africa’s agriculture, women will have to be on an equal footing with men. The same also needs to happen away from the fields, in agricultural research institutions devoted to address challenges and provide solutions to farmers. Fewer women...

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Posted on : 05/12/2017


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