Agriculture

Human Rights Watch: Annual Report: Crisis – Lives in the Balance 2014

Human Rights Watch Annual Report 2014 includes the organisation’s work and supporters from July 2013 to December 2014. First of all, frontline investigations by experts lie at the heart of Human Rights Watch’s work. Mostly the role is to amplify the voices of the most vulnerable and ending discrimination. It also includes overcoming hurdles of those […]

Africa Renewal: United Nations Department of Public Information

Africa Renewal May – July 2017 Global economy gravity pulling toward Africa is examined in this issue of Africa Renewal. The special feature is on saving our oceans – the threat of plastic as well as climate change. There are also articles on Africa’s digital rise and the internet. August – November 2017 The special […]

Africa in Fact: Looking East: The Asian model

This edition of Africa in Fact questions whether the Asian model can be transposed onto Africa. GGA promotes good governance in Africa and Africa in Fact publishes articles from writers across the continent. As Africa reduces its dependence on aid and foreign direct investment continues to flood in, Asian economies look attractive. They top the […]

Rural women subsidising public service investment

Rural women subsidising public service investment

By Sifiso Dube Johannesburg 31 October: It is 3 o’clock early morning when my late grandmother, Velelaphi hears a loud knock on her door. A boy of about 17 years of age seems to be out of breath as he tries to tell her his reason of knocking at this witching hour. It is another […]

October 31, 2017 Themes: Agriculture | Economics | Sustainable Development Programs: News

focus on youth and agriculture_The New Age_25 January 2017

focus on youth and agriculture_The New Age_25 January 2017

Climate Change

Climate Change

Madagascar

September 13, 2016 Themes: Agriculture | Climate change Programs: Climate change

The changing context and prospects for agricultural and rural development in Africa

A working paper from the joint evaluation if AfDB and IFAD policies and operations in agriculture and rural development in Africa. section 1 reviews the past failure to grow and the neglact of agriculture and the legacy left behind in terms of poverty and hunger, as well as the powerful role that agricultural growth can […]

Barriers to access land in Zimbabwe_ Newsday Zimbabwe_ August 2016

Name of the story: Barriers to access land in Zimbabwe Name of the station: Newsday Zimbabwe Country: Zimbabwe Synopsis Brief description of the item of work you submitted and motivation of why it is a good example of gender awareness and sensitivity in advancing gender equality Post-2015. There are linkages between access, rights, and security, […]

Guidelines and checklists for mainstreaming gender in the public sector

This includes general guidelines to ensure resource allocation and recruitment take into account gender and that there is no discrimination in employment conditions. It includes guidelines to ensure policy formulation and priority development areas take gender into account and that a data bank with gender disaggregated information is established.

Compendium of Good Practices in Training for Gender Equality

The Compendium of Good Practices in Training for Gender Equality aims to make both an empirical and an analytical contribution to the field of training for gender equality. The Compendium offers in-depth information on 10 different good practices, including detailed outlines of training courses, examples of dealing with challenges and a collection of tools and […]