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13 Oct 2017
Food security and gender equality and women's empowerment are ... to challenge humanity if gender disparities in agriculture, food security and ...
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09 Mar 2017
In Sancti Spiritus, central Cuba, a gender strategy is being implemented as part of the Ministry of Agriculture's policy to promote both equality and ...
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30 Aug 2016
In the rural municipality of Yapacani in Bolivia, a recent project undertaken by an alliance of local aquaculture and agriculture collectives and researchers from Canada, Bolivia and Brazil has resulted in a drastic remarkable expansion of economic opportunities for women, and a boost to the overall economy and health of the region. Rural residents of Yacapani, many of whom live in poverty, have...
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30 Aug 2016
A novel agricultural technology targets women as early adopters, creating opportunities for economic and social growth. In the rural villages of East Africa surrounding Lake Victoria, a combination of innovative agricultural technology and gender-inclusive extension practices is engendering a quiet but steady transformation in women’s social and economic standing. In a region where men have...
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30 Aug 2016
On 4-5 July, GenderInSITE's regional focal point for Southern Africa, the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) will jointly hold a communications event in Ebene Cybercity, Mauritius to introduce a policymakers'...
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30 Aug 2016
With increasing feminization of agriculture, support for women farmers is more critical than ever. At a gathering for International Women’s Day March 6 in Rome, world leaders in agriculture and development policy called attention to the importance of involving women farmers in efforts to improve global food security and nutrition. Representatives from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO...
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30 Aug 2016
This article was written by Henrietta Miers and originally appeared on the SciDev.net Analysis blog. A smartphone app called IFA Krishi Nepal has been designed to inform Nepali farmers about agricultural techniques, ...
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30 Aug 2016
recent study of several payments for ecoystem services (PES) schemes in Kenya calls attention to the question of whether the benefits are accruing to both genders equally. ...
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30 Aug 2016
This article was written by Henrietta Miers and originally appeared on the SciDev.net Analysis blog. A smartphone app called IFA Krishi Nepal has been designed to inform Nepali farmers about agricultural techniques, livestock disease, the weather and market prices, ...
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30 Aug 2016
With increasing feminization of agriculture, support for women farmers is more critical than ever. At a gathering for International Women’s Day March 6 in Rome, world leaders in agriculture and development policy called attention to the importance of involving women farmers in efforts to improve global food security and nutrition. Representatives from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO...