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Beijing +20 and Beyond

How Gender Research Is Changing the Landscape of Food Policy.

Policy Seminar

Road to New York: Keeping the SDGs' Agenda in Focus

By the end of September 2015, world leaders will agree on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which will anchor the global development agenda for the next 15 years. At the center of the SDGs are the goals to eliminate extreme poverty, hunger, and…

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It Is Time

Key findings and policy options- seminar May 7, video now available

Policy Seminar

Beyond Gender Myths

Closing the Knowledge Gap in Agriculture and Food Security There is now growing recognition of the importance of attention to gender for agricultural productivity and food security. However, many “gender myths” persist; myths that either underestimate…

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U.S. Foreign Policy and Rural Women

The U.S. Department of State and USAID have made gender equality a priority in their development and diplomacy efforts. As a flagship initiative, Feed the Future is an example of how this priority is being operationalized through policies and…

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Property Rights and Productivity

Property rights, whether individual, collective or customary, have the potential to significantly increase productivity and thus can have impact on food security and prices. However the linkages are complex and the potential does not automatically…

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Helping Women Respond to the Global Food Crisis

Ruth Meinzen-Dick, a senior research fellow in IFPRI’s Environment and Production Technology Division and chair of IFPRI’s Gender Task Force, launched the seminar by noting that gender analysis has been largely absent from discussions of the current…

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Innovations in Measuring Women's Empowerment

The Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index Women play a critical role in agriculture in developing countries, but they face major constraints that prevent them from contributing more to agricultural growth and poverty reduction. In order to remove…

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Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index

USAID/FAO/IFPRI Side event, 56th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women Cohosts Her Excellency Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury State Minister of Women and Children Affairs, People's Republic of Bangladesh His Excellency Efraín Medina Minister…