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Margarita ​​​​​​​Salas, who died on 7 November, aged 80, was central in bringing modern molecular biology to Spain.

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​​​​​​​CICYTEX: a training course to incorporate the gender perspective R&D projects

​​​​​​​On Friday, November 22, the training course “Towards a gender perspective in research projects” aimed at CICYTEX research staff is held in Mérida.

​​​​​​​The objective of this workshop is to start learning to identify gender issues that may be of interest during the research work process. This activity is included in the GENDER SMART project in which CICYTEX participates with eight other entities and research centers in seven European countries.

To read more: on CICYTEX Website


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2019 Annual Trends and Outlook Report
The 2019 report, which focuses on achieving gender equality, was launched during the official opening of the ReSAKSS Annual Conference. Gender-sensitive policy and programming have an integral role to play in fostering inclusive agricultural growth in Africa. (Read Report | Visit Conference Website | Read English Synopsis | Lire Le Synopsis en Français)



BLOGS: The IFPRI blog is featuring a series of blogposts on the ATOR and how to achieve gender equality in Africa. (Read Blog Series)


VIDEO: High Costs of Gender Equality
Co-editors Agnes Quisumbing and Ruth Meinzen-Dick explain the high costs of gender inequalities in Africa and how improved data can help ensure men and women both benefit from agricultural growth. (Watch Video)


If we as a continent can solve gender inequalities, it will provide access to the kinds of top-notch leaders we need to solve the most critical problems facing the African continent.” - Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, director of AWARD (Watch Videos)




We too often think about making women bankable, whereas what we should be doing is making financial institutions ‘womenable’" - Jemimah Njuki, senior program officer at Canada’s International Development Research Centre (Watch Videos)




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