Food Security

Burkina Faso: Budgeting for Gender and Children’s Rights

Payoffs from coherent social and fiscal policies can be substantial. This is particular true in Burkina Faso where only one of 100 women and only four in 100 men complete secondary school, where only 26 percent of women and 44

Regional: COMPETITIVE CASHEW INITIATIVE (COMCASHEW)

REFLECTING THE REALITY OF WOMEN’S ACTIVE ROLE IN THE CASHEW VALUE CHAIN                 CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Women are actively engaged throughout the cashew value chain; about 80% of labor in harvesting and more

GIZ India : Gender Market Place : ”When ‘Attitude Meets Action”

GIZ India Gender Day 2020 : When ”Attitude Meets Action”  We at GIZ India kicked off the Gender Week 2020 with a Gender Breakfast Meeting organized on Monday, 3rd March by the project – Womens Economic Empowerment (Her&Now). The Breakfast meeting focused

Georgia: A Gently Fermenting Revolution – Women in the Georgian Wine Business

Private Sector Development and Vocational Education and Training in South Caucasus 1. Context Georgia is one of the oldest winemaking countries in the world. Viticulture and viniculture, have a long tradition dating back over 8000 years. In today’s time, the

India: Targeted Public Distribution System

1. Brief Introduction As per the World Food Programme’s gender policy report (wfp.org/publications/wfp-gender-policy), women and girls make up 60% of the world’s chronically hungry. Little progress has been made in ensuring the equal right to food for women as enshrined

India: Community Nutrition Gardens: Empowering women in rural India

Introduction: The GIZ Food and Nutrition Security, Enhanced Resilience Project (FaNS) is part of the global special initiative ‘One world – No Hunger’ of the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). FaNS aims to improve the food and

India: Digital tools to empower women on nutrition security

FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY, ENHANCED RESILIENCE PROJECT (FaNS), INDIA Gender Competition 2020 – GG1 – 2nd Place CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE One fourth of undernourished people in the world live in India. In 2016-18, 39.5% of children under five in the

Regional: Competitive African Rice Initiative

Business-driven women working in rice value chains in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria and Tanzania Context. Rice is one of the key staple foods in Africa. The demand is rapidly increasing: the population is growing, people are moving to urban areas

Cambodia: Nutrition knowledge for better health choices in the family

The GIZ project “Improvement of Livelihoods and Food Security (ILF I+II)” supports land recipient families to use the land that they received from the Cambodian government. Activities focus mainly on establishing a home garden that provide diversified and healthy nutrition

Yemen: EMPOWERING WOMEN BY ENSURING FOOD SECURITY

HOME GARDENS IN YEMEN CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Cultural, traditional and political norms in Yemen allocate mainly caring and reproductive tasks to women; their movement is often limited to their homestead and fields. The Sustainable Food Security Program, implemented on behalf

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Au service de la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle

“Femme et entrepreneuriat vert au service de la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle au Bénin » Organisation d’une causerie débat autour de ce thème. Cette causerie-débat aura pour support un petit documentaire sur les femmes qui produisent, distribuent et utilisent le composte au

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Femme entrepreneuse épanouie = équilibre du ménage

« Femme entrepreneuse épanouie = équilibre du ménage. Quelle contribution à la conservation de la nature et à  Sécurité Alimentaire et Nutritionnelle ?» formation pratique : valorisation du fromage du soja pour améliorer le revenu et la nutrition du ménage (les

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La femme agricultrice et la Gestion Durable de Terre

Enregistrement d’émission radio grand public de 45min en langue locale avec des femmes agricultrices sur le thème « La femme agricultrice et la Gestion Durable de Terre (GDT) pour son autonomisation et celle de sa famille. » Diffusion des émissions enregistrées à

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#RealGroundbreakers – Get involved in the social media challenge!

Dear Colleagues, We are not alone. IFAD invites all IFAD Partners to join the celebration of International Women’s Day 2019 showing solidarity with rural women, the #realgroundbreakers! The #RealGroundbreakers is a global campaign for the economic and social empowerment of

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Gute Ernährung – nicht nur Frauensache

8. März, 13.00 – 14.30 Uhr, Bonn, Saal Donau Die Gleichberechtigung der Geschlechter ist in vielerlei Hinsicht eng verknüpft mit den Themen Ernährung und Ernährungssicherung. Die Zusammenhänge werden, u.a. in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit, seit vielen Jahren international diskutiert. Verschiedene Studien verweisen

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Women in agricultural production

Exposition de posters sur les femmes transformatrices de produits agricoles et d’échantillons de ces produits agricoles Jeux de cartes par rapport aux ODD entre collègues en vue de refléter l’impact genre du programme à l’atteinte de l’Agenda 2030

Women in agriculture

Emission grand public avec un groupe de 30 femmes qui communiqueront sur: « l’intensification des exploitations agricoles dirigées par les femmes » : plaidoyer des femmes pour diriger des exploitations agricoles

Talent exhibition village, conferences and carnival celebrations

GIZ Madagascar is taking part in the gender week celebrations led by the Ministry promoting gender equity. Numerous women’s associations that we support from our intervention regions – eco-tourism, protected area management, jewelry linked to artisanal mining, women’s mayors association

Nepal: Rebuilding life from the Rubble

In Nepal, women are usually assigned traditional gender roles related to the care economy with limited access to markets, education, health care, and decision-making processes. Thus the loss of lives and the destruction of houses and household assets, destruction of

Guatemala : ADAPTATE

Beitrag zum Genderwettbewerb GIZ 2018 Vorschlag von Esther Klauss, Entwicklungshelferin und Norbert Rose, Berater Programm: Anpassung der Ländlichen Entwicklung an den Klimawandel PN: 2014.2166.8 Gender Kennung: GG1, OE 2500 1. Förderung der Gleichberechtigung der Geschlechter Guatemala ist ein von Klimaveränderungen

India: Promoting Gender Equality in the Value Chain Development

Country: GIZ INDIA Full Name of the program: Green Innovation Centres for the Agriculture and Food Sector – India (GIC) PN (complete 12 digits): 14.0967.1-012.00 AV / Program Director: Jonathan Ziebula Name of Team Members: Dhananjaya B N and Rajeshwari

India: Gender Sensitive Initiatives to Reduce Malnutrition

Gender Sensitive Initiatives to Reduce Malnutrition: A Joint Action by the Food & Nutrition Security & Enhanced Resilience Programme (FaNS-GIZ) & Department of Women & Child Development to Improve Dietary Diversity among Women and Children in Madhya Pradesh (India) “It

Madagascar: Resilience par Chaines de Valeur

Le Grand Sud, une région où les femmes sont mises à l’écart du développement « Homme et femme, chacun est complémentaire » Gandhi.   Le grand sud de Madagascar est la zone la moins développée de l’île où 89% des

Bonn: Women in Agricultural Value Chains: Experiences, Impacts & Commitments for the Future

                                                                                                                       © Klaus Wöhrmann Women in Agricultural Value Chains – Experiences, Impacts & Commitments for the Future When? Thursday, 8. March 2018, 14:00-17:30 CET plus Reception afterwards Where? GIZ Bonn, Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 40; 53113 Bonn; Conference Room “Saal Nil”and S4B With? Dr.

Gender Sensitive Initiatives to Reduce Malnutrition: A Joint Action to Improve Dietary Diversity among Women and Children in Madhya Pradesh (India)

“It has been the tradition for women and girls to eat last. This is how it has always been. No one dares question the tradition”. (Pregnant woman, District Chhatarpur) Sheopur and Chhatarpur are among the most backward and remote districts

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Competition „Empowerment of women through digital solutions“ – 3 winners announced!

At the end of 2016, the sectoral program „Promoting Gender equality and women’s rights” launched the GIZ-wide competition “Empowerment of women through digital solutions“ calling for proposals of measures that use an innovative “digital solution” which specifically strengthens women and

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Closing event of the gender week in Benin: 13 events in total

Event Documentation: GIZ Benin participated in the GIZ Gender Week from 06 to 10 march 2017 by organizing 13 out of 43 events held by the Africa Department, for example an exhibition about gender and equal access to energy which

Radio broadcasting on “Women and market gardening: access to land and integrated management of soil fertility”

Event Documentation: On the occasion of the “International Women’s Day” the project “Soil protection and soil rehabilitation for food security in Benin” (ProSOL) launched a debate on the subject “Women and market gardening: access to land and integrated management of

Training of girls on nutrition and their responsibilities for healthy and active living

Event Documentation: The Global Programme on Food and Nutrition Security, Enhanced Resilience in Benin (ProSAR) organised a Training for girls on nutrition and their responsibilities for healthy and active living at the Girl’s High School. Have a look at the GIZ

Gender event: Addressing the gender gap in agriculture

The “Agricultural Innovation Support Project” in collaboration with its partner AGRITEX Mutare will host a gender event in Mutare rural district. Theme: “Together for gender equality, together for successful development” (Kubudirira kunoda tose) Women disproportionately experience limited opportunities due to

G500 Gender Group Poster Display in Bonn

Gender is a central topic in agriculture, and the G500 Gender Group is illustrating several gender activities of the sector and global programmes throughout the Gender Week. Posters will be presented alongside the event on “#Code4Equality” on March 6th, and

What is the W+ Standard? – inform yourself

The W+TM Standard is a unique certification label developed by WOCAN that endorses projects that create increased social and economic benefits for women participating in economic development or environment projects, including those that provide renewable energy technologies, time and labor

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Empowering women through access to land

On 10 March the conference “Empowering Women through Access to Land” will take place in Tirana, Albania, jointly organised by GIZ and FAO, in cooperation with the International Union of Notaries. The conference will be organized into three panels. In

Empowering rural women in Africa: Tailored agricultural vocational training solutions for women

Event Documentation: A look at the most significant labour market for women in Africa was overdue: Agriculture. Women represent a significant part of the workforce in the agrarian sector, producing up to 80% of the food in Sub-Saharan Africa. At the

Tunisia: Promotion des groupements féminins pour la sécurité alimentaire et la génération de revenus en Tunisie (PFR)

Contexte de la mesure En Tunisie, les femmes assument une part très importante des tâches dans l’agriculture, l’élevage ainsi que dans la transformation des produits agricoles, en dépit de cela, elles restent désavantagées par rapport aux hommes notamment en ce

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Bangladesh: Affordable nutritious foods for women in Bangladesh

GIZ Division: Agricultural Policy, Food Security, Sustainable Use of Resources Project Location: Nilpharmari, Rangpur Division, Bangladesh Target Group: Women of reproductive age of smallholder farming households Duration: January 2014 – May 2017 Gender-related Country Facts: • Nearly half of female

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