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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.
April 26, 2015
What are the constraints facing women farmers in the dry areas, and how can we overcome their limited access to technologies, inputs, and information?
April 15, 2015
Women are playing an increasing role in Afghanistan's agricultural sector, and are key to the country's development and reconstruction.
March 09, 2015
There are many gender mainstreaming workshops that take place each year. Few are successful at motivating behavior change. But a workshop in Gondar, Ethiopia was different.


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