Welcome to the GFAR Update!
Last month GFAR Secretariat put the spotlight on Partner in GFAR EcoAgriculture Partners, to shed light on how investment in landscapes can help to better track progress in innovating agri-food systems, towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Read more below!
GFAR's Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP) teamed up with the Joint Programme on “Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women” (JP RWEE) to share news and updates and provide a platform for discussion on issues of women's empowerment. RWEE has already benefited over 30,000 women and 150,000 household members in the seven countries. Find out how RWEE contributed this month to a discussion on innovative ways to empower women in the changing world of work, at CSW62!
Applications are still being accepted until this Friday, 6 April for the position of GFAR Strategic Communications Adviser. Apply today!
In March the following organizations, institutions and companies expressed their desire to join in the movement to transform agri-food research and innovation by becoming Partners in GFAR!
Civil Society Organizations/Non-Governmental Organizations
Trove Worldwide National Center for Applied Research on Rural Development World Action Fund Balkan & Black Sea Fresh Foods Marketing Initiative – Regional Cluster “North-East”, Bulgaria Safe Food and Feed Foundation
International Research Institutions
Regional Fora of national agricultural & food research and development institutions and Regional government agencies
We invite you to find out the latest from the Partners in GFAR in the stories below!
And please do let the GFAR Secretariat know how you work with other Partners to help shape the future of agriculture, so that we can share your stories with everyone in our networks!
GFAR Update is a briefing service from the GFAR Secretariat. Our aim is to keep you regularly informed and aware of new initiatives and collective actions of the Partners in GFAR around the world, so that these can have greater reach and impact for those we serve - in particular for poor smallholder farmers and consumers.