CIAT participates in global debate on gender issues

28 March, 2011 by (comments)

CIAT’s Participatory Research and Gender Analysis (PRGA) Initiative looks forward to working with the United Nations and other development agencies in positioning rural women and gender equality at the center of agricultural research, following the success of global discussions held as part of the 55th Meeting of the UN Commission of the Status of Women (CSW) held in NewRead More …

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Women farmers could feed an extra 150 million people

8 March, 2011 by (comments)

Food production could increase by up to 20 per cent if women were given access to the same agricultural resources as men – according to a new report from the FAO – which translates into feeding an extra 150 million hungry people worldwide. This year’s edition of the FAO flagship publication The State of Food and Agriculture, promotes theRead More …

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Filed Under: Agro-ecology and Economics @en