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In May 2014 the first annual Stockholm Food Forum - EAT - will welcome participants from all over the world to help set goals and guidelines for the future. In an informal atmosphere, reflected by the warmth and generosity of its host city, the forum will offer lectures and panel discussions featuring global leaders in the fields of science, politics and...
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Posted on : 10/04/2014

Six Innovative Initiatives that are Working to Strengthen Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture

Source: Food Tank

Farmers and farmers groups, researchers and scientists, and government leaders and policy-makers from across the continent are gathered to better understand family farming in North America and to agree upon common recommendations for the

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Posted on : 09/04/2014

CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Agricultural Production Systems - Gender Strategy 2014

This Gender Strategy has been prepared to comply with the CGIAR Consortium Office's formal requirement that each CGIAR Research Program (CRP) submit a gender strategy to the Consortium Office for approval.  It respects the template given in the Consortium Gender Strategy (2011), and draws on the recommendations of the Consortium Office's Assessment of the Status of Gender Mainstreaming in...

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Posted on : 25/03/2014

FAO's Dimitra Project working with rural women in Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dimitra is a participatory information and communication project which contributes to improving the visibility of rural populations, women in particular.

The goal of Dimitra is to highlight the role of women and men as producers, so that their respective interests are better taken into consideration and they can fully participate in...

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Posted on : 21/03/2014

Invitation to an open discussion on the political outcome document of the ICN2

Source: FSN Forum

On behalf of the FAO/WHO Joint Secretariat:

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in cooperation with IFAD, IFPRI, UNESCO, UNICEF, World Bank, WTO, WFP and the High Level Task Force on the...

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Posted on : 18/03/2014

Land rights, gender equality and donor cooperation

Development cooperation has contributed to the integration of provisions for strengthening women’s land rights as part of the new wave of land reform which has swept across much of the developing world over the last couple of decades. However, words about land and gender are not enough.


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Posted on : 18/03/2014

Commission on the Status of Women CSW58 (2014)

The fifty-eighth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 10 to 21 March 2014.

Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-...

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Posted on : 14/03/2014

Dimitra community listeners’ clubs: A unique approach

Set up in several sub-Saharan African countries, the Dimitra listeners’ clubs have had a great success wherever they have been established. What is it that makes the Dimitra community listeners’ clubs so special? This fact sheet answers that question by...

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Posted on : 13/03/2014

Bi-annual Dimitra Newsletter

Dimitra publishes a bi-annual newsletter which provides information about the activities of the project, its partner organisations and other civil society organisations in developing countries. The newsletter is available in English and ...

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Posted on : 13/03/2014

Empowering Women to Fight Malnutrition in Nepal

Source: IFPRI

by Parul Tyagi - Parul Tyagi is Research Analyst with PHN in New Delhi office

Improving agricultural productivity can be an effective way for...

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Posted on : 11/03/2014


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