Announcing first in a series of GAP Webinars!

THE GFAR BLOG

Women in Nepal. How can women achieve equality if there remains a gap in the data available for policy and investment decisions? 

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The Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP) has the pleasure

to invite you to a webinar:

 Closing the gender data gap for agricultural policy and investment

Date: 4 October 2016

Time: 15.30 CET (Rome); Duration: 1.5 hours max

Women represent, on average, 43 percent of the global agricultural labour force, and considerably more in many developing countries (FAO, 2011). Yet, we lack basic data on what women do in agricultural value chains, their access to resources, technology, information, finance, markets and services, their decision-making power within the household and in agricultural and rural institutions, as well as their problems, needs and aspirations.

Closing the gender data gap in agriculture to make women visible is an urgent precondition for implementing and tracking progress in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), so that “no…

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