Sharefair 2014: Inspiring Change for Rural Women

\"\"The Sharefair 2014 on Rural Women’s Technologies to Improve Food Security, Nutrition and Productive Family Farming invites submissions of technologies and innovations that support rural female smallholder farmers.

Eligible Countries: Burundi, D.R. of Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
The objectives expected to result from Sharefair 2014 are as follows:

  • Accelerated programmatic and policy attention to gender and agriculture and practical ways to overcome current gender-related technology, food security, and nutrition challenges,
  • Generation of a technology repository comprising a menu of technology options that meet the needs of women farmers and that can serve the sector and the region will be a lasting contribution,
  • Identifying new and scaling up of existing technologies through linking farmers to entrepreneurs, investors and policy makers,
  • Further anchor of the Regional Network to translate into deepened collaborations on gender and agriculture and food security,
  • Sharefair 2014 constitutes a flagship activity on the Regional Network on gender and rural livelihoods and will draw from the collective expertise and active participation of its members.

Deadline: August 15, 2014
Apply Here: Rural Women

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