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Blog article
Estudo mostra impacto da pandemia em negócios comandados por mulheres

A crise causada pela pandemia de coronavírus causou a interrupção das atividades de 39% dos negócios conduzidos por mulheres, segundo pesquisa feita pelo Instituto Locomotiva e a Rede Mulher Empreendedora. O estudo foi feito com uma amostra de 1.165 entrevistas em todas as regiões do país. Além das que tiveram...
Brazil
2021 - Dinheiro Rural

Blog article
Bonding on the job in Bamyan, Afghanistan

The area of Bamyan in central Afghanistan is located right in the middle of what was known as the Silk Road and used to be a strategic resting point for travellers and merchants. It was meeting point of cultures and once a hub of Buddhism, but today it is more...
Afghanistan
2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Technical paper
Medidas y acciones impulsadas por los Gobiernos de América Latina y el Caribe frente al COVID-19 en áreas clave para la autonomía de las mujeres y la igualdad de género

En este documento se presentan medidas implementadas por los Gobiernos de América Latina y el Caribe para atender la situación de las mujeres durante la pandemia por COVID-19. La información comenzó a recopilarse a muy pocos días de declarada la pandemia a nivel mundial. En el marco de la reunión...
2021 - Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)

Event
60th Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

The 60th Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean will be held virtually from 23 to 25 February 2021. The meeting is being organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), as secretariat of the Conference,...
2021 - Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Fact sheet
Urban Women Agripreneurship in the Gaza Strip, Facts & Challenges

The aim of this fact sheet is to highlight the realities and challenges of urban women’s entrepreneurial work in the agriculture sector, or agripreneurship, in the Gaza Strip. It is an initiative by the Gaza Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture Platform (GUPAP) & Urban Women Agripreneurs Forum (UWAF), committed to enhancing...
Palestine
2021 - Gaza Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture Platform (GUPAP)

Blog article
Celebrating women’s achievements - International Women’s Day 2021

On 8 March 2021, the United Nations and the world celebrate International Women’s Day, reflecting on progress made towards gender equality and women’s empowerment. Women in rural areas in Europe and Central Asia are still not equally represented in rural institutions and manage only 6.5 percent to 31 percent of agricultural...
2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Blog article
IP farmers in the Philippines sell produce directly to locked down consumers

MARIKINA CITY, PHILIPPINES – The lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic presented an opportunity for farmers groups/cooperatives in the Philippines to sell their produce directly to consumers. On 3 May 2020, with the help of PAKISAMA, one of AFOSP-APFP partner organizations in the Philippines, their member organization Kababaihang Dumagat ng Sierrra Madre...
Philippines
2020 - Asian Farmers' Association (AFA) for Sustainable Rural Development

Report
Empowering women in small-scale fisheries for sustainable food systems

In March 2020, a regional inception workshop was held in Ghana a project of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) entitled Enhancing the contribution of small-scale fisheries to food security and sustainable livelihoods through better policies, strategies and...
Ghana
2020 - Food and Agriculture organization of the United Nations FAO

Report
Women’s empowerment through collective action: How forest and farm producer organisations can make a difference

Half of the 1.5 billion people globally who rely on forest landscapes for subsistence and cash income are women. Many see the benefits of participating in various forest and farm producer organisations (FFPOs). These include both general community, smallholder farmer and indigenous people’s organisations and more specific women-only groups –...
Ghana - Kenya - Philippines
2020 - International Insitute for Environment and Development

Newsletter
TBTI Digest, January 2020

The Too Big to Ignore (TBTI) Digest contains all of the project's recent activities and outputs.
Canada
2020 - Too Big To Ignore - Global Partnership for Small-Scale Fisheries Research

Newsletter
TBTI Digest, February 2020

The Too Big to Ignore (TBTI) Digest contains all of the project's recent activities and outputs.
Canada
2020 - Too Big To Ignore - Global Partnership for Small-Scale Fisheries Research

Report
Women in Agriculture in Timor-Leste: State of Emergency and COVID impacts

This report presents findings on the impact of COVID-19 and the associated State of Emergency from March – June 2020 on women in agriculture in Timor-Leste. The findings were gathered form interviews with 266 vulnerable women in agriculture and agribusiness from six municipalities in Timor-Leste: Ermera, Dili, Liquica, Aileu, Baucau,...
Timor-Leste
2020 - OXFAM

Blog article
Women’s Farmer Field School activities start in two villages in Minya governorate and roundtable discussion between strategic partners on FFS’s.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Life Vision have started its all women Farmer Field School (FFS) activities on sugar beets in Beni Ebeid and Mansheit ElNasr villages in Minya governorate, Egypt. The main objective is to introduce Good...
Egypt
2020 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Blog article
Syrian and Turkish women build a cooperative business – and self-confidence

For many Syrian refugees in Turkey, the food and agriculture sector is an entry point into the Turkish economy because of the sector’s prominence in areas hosting large numbers of Syrian refugees, particularly in the south-eastern provinces and large cities, such as Istanbul and Izmir. Many of them are engaged...
Syrian Arab Republic - Turkey
2020 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Report
Anuario 2020 - Agricultura Familiar en España

Un año más, el Anuario de la Agricultura Familiar en España sale a la luz gracias a la Fundación de Estudios Rurales, entidad creada en el año 2000 en el seno de UPA con el objetivo de impulsar el estudio y debate de todos los aspectos culturales, económicos, sociales y...
Spain
2020 - UPA

Blog article
Africa: From Brazil to Kenya, Coronavirus Widows Lose Their Husbands and Then Their Land

With COVID-19, women around the world are being evicted and forced to marry male relatives hungry for land
2020 - https://allafrica.com/

Report
The Rural Development Report 2019

Nearly 1 billion of the world’s 1.2 billion youth aged 15-24 reside in developing countries. Their numbers are growing far more rapidly in lower income countries than in higher income countries, particularly in rural areas. In fact, rural youth make up around half of all youth in developing countries. The...
2020 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

Blog article
Encuestas sobre el impacto de la pandemia en las mujeres

La investigadora del IDAES y CLACSO, Karina Bidaseca, lidera un relevamiento online para comprender cómo se han reorganizado las vidas de las mujeres en mayor situación de vulnerabilidad en Argentina, a partir de la pandemia. La iniciativa tiene el apoyo de la Unidad COVID-19. Estudios previos muestran que han aumentado...
2020 - Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO)

Blog article
Empowering sustainability in Ghana

Sometimes, it is not so easy for people to embrace sustainability instead of some “not so sustainable” practices which could be beneficial as far as their income is concerned.
Without a single doubt, sustainability holds the key to food security along with education, woman empowerment and gender equality. Sulemana Hibbatullah Wunpini is a gender activist fighting for women and girls’ rights while seeking for equality. She constantly seeks for opportunities to speak in public for everything she stands for...
Greece
2020 - Food Security Center

Report
Collective Approaches to Land Management

The BOND Project - New Solutions for Collective Action
In order to tackle the mounting environmental, social and economic challenges that humanity faces due to the impacts of climate change and other crises, agroecological and other sustainable good practices are needed to be put forward - and upscaled. To achieve this, empowering agriculture-focused organisation in the form of collective...
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
2020 - The BOND Project
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