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Empowering women

November 09, 2017
ICARDA is raising the capacity of women farmers in Afghanistan, enhancing their contributions to food security and household income. 
October 15, 2017
On International Day for Rural Women we call for empowerment strategies that reflect women's immediate needs and priorities.  
October 10, 2017
Despite prevailing social constraints, village-based seed enterprises are providing a route to empowerment.
March 07, 2017
Agricultural extension programs often fail to target women effectively. An ICARDA initiative in Tunisia asks why and challenges prevailing constraints. 
December 08, 2015
What are the gender aspects involved in management? ICARDA's Dr. Karin Reinprecht explains at an in-house seminar held in November.
October 04, 2015
Comprising nearly half of the agricultural workforce in Afghanistan, women in rural parts of the country are still among the most marginalized. They lack access to knowledge and technologies and are...
October 02, 2015
Mouna Mechri lives in Tunisia and is completing her last year of PhD on agronomy. Recently, she was selected for training under the  Young Agricultural Scientists Program (YASP),  a component of the...
August 31, 2015
Women in Afghanistan comprise a majority of Afghanistan’s agricultural workforce, but are among the world’s most marginalized. Low education as well as a lack of access to training and technologies...
May 13, 2015
An ICARDA initiative targeting female livestock producers used a market-driven approach to establish a self-sustaining value chain linked to export markets.
May 13, 2015
Promoting the distribution and management of goats has generated enormous benefits for some of Afghanistan's poorest and most vulnerable women.


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