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The reason we’re running out of farmers

The reason we’re running out of farmers | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Gender inequality and few opportunities for migrant workers mean that farmers are starting to look alike: old. These groups have ideas for how to reverse that.
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How can agriculture mitigate the impacts of youth migration and gender disparities?

How can agriculture mitigate the impacts of youth migration and gender disparities? | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Agriculture sits at the bullseye of many climate related challenges, and a new project in Ghana is set to examine ways to mitigate these, particularly related to gender and migration.
Labor forces have seen major shifts due to increasing urban migration of youth. Gender disparities in land usage as a result of traditional land tenure systems have been pervasive in West Africa and elsewhere. Governments past and present have attempted with minimal success to counter these challenges.
IWMI and other agricultural experts recently examined these issues in the second inception workshop of the Resilience Against Climate Change: Social Transformation Research and Policy Advocacy (REACH-STR) project held in Tamale.

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Delivering on Domestic Inequality Reduction: Why and How SDG 10 can Help - Impakter

Delivering on Domestic Inequality Reduction: Why and How SDG 10 can Help - Impakter | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Income and wealth inequality are rising in most countries around the world today. Recognizing that this challenge has become a universal issue, in 2015, the United Nations agreed to seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and specifically to SDG Target 10 committing countries to ‘reduce inequalities within and among countries’.

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How can agriculture mitigate the impacts of youth migration and gender disparities?

How can agriculture mitigate the impacts of youth migration and gender disparities? | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Agriculture sits at the bullseye of many climate related challenges, and a new project in Ghana is set to examine ways to mitigate these, particularly related to gender and migration.
Labor forces have seen major shifts due to increasing urban migration of youth. Gender disparities in land usage as a result of traditional land tenure systems have been pervasive in West Africa and elsewhere. Governments past and present have attempted with minimal success to counter these challenges.
IWMI and other agricultural experts recently examined these issues in the second inception workshop of the Resilience Against Climate Change: Social Transformation Research and Policy Advocacy (REACH-STR) project held in Tamale.

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On Extinction, Food, Climate and Inequality

On Extinction, Food, Climate and Inequality | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
One million species are threatened with extinction. As this hit the global media headlines reporting on the recent Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, many friends and colleagues sent me shocked messages saying, “Did you see this?” “This is a disaster!” Or something similar. Their words, my thoughts exactly!
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How Neolithic farming sowed the seeds of modern inequality 10,000 years ago

How Neolithic farming sowed the seeds of modern inequality 10,000 years ago | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
The prehistoric shift towards cultivation began our preoccupation with hierarchy and growth – and even changed how we perceive the passage of time
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