Promoting Gender Equality in Agricultural Investments in Land in Africa
This conference on the gender dimensions of agricultural investments in land aimed to strengthen the policy dialogue on securing women land rights in Africa and improve land governance and food security in West Africa.
Organized by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, together with the International Institute for Sustainable Development, Oxfam and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), participants of this event included national government representatives, Members of Parliament, industry representatives, civil society and academia.
The conference aimed to:
- Understand the importance of promoting a gender equality and women’s empowerment approach to agricultural investment in land
- Share recent research, learning and programming on gender and agricultural investments in Africa
- Raise awareness on international frameworks promoting responsible investment in agriculture
- Foster policy dialogue on women’s land rights
For more information, please see the agenda and background document below.
Virtual Forum on Hydrogen Economy
IISD is organizing a series of three webinars on the Hydrogen Economy on October 26 (public event), October 27 (parallel workshops on key issues) and November 2 (high-level discussion of recommendations for how governments should best intervene and support the market).
Short answers to big questions on the WTO and the environment
On Friday October 16, 2020, IISD will be participating in an online book launch organized by the World Trade Organization on the environment and the multilateral trading system.
Launch Event of Ceres2030: Uniting Science and Policy to End Hunger Sustainably
Ceres2030 team will launch the findings of the project at the occasion of a high-level joint event organised by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany (BMZ) on October 13, 2020.
Geneva Trade Week Session: Tackling Fossil Fuel Subsidies for a Greener Future: Is the WTO up to the Task?
Can WTO rules be used or reformed to better address Fossil Fuel Subsidies? Join this Geneva Trade Week session to find out.