9 – 10 October 2014. Durban. The NEPAD Gender Climate Change Agriculture Support Programme (GCCASP) hosted a Conference for Women in Agriculture themed: “Investing in African Women: Opening the Space for Agribusiness.”
It’s main aim was to discuss ways in which Agribusiness can be aligned to the activities of African women smallholder farmers. It is expected that a decision to establish a fund for supporting these smallholder farmers in Agri-business activities will be also be made during the conference.
The event was attended by AUC representatives, policy makers, women small holder farmers and farmer grouprepresentatives, Leading Women Agribusiness Practitioners and Experts, Academia, Researchers, Non-Governmental Organisations, UN Women, Development Partners including NORAD, Private Sectors, and Government Ministries of Agriculture, Gender and Environment.
- Concept Note the the Gender Conference for Women in Agriculture: [DOWNLOAD]
- Concept Note on the Continental Level Consultations for the NEPAD Gender Climate Change Agriculture Support Programme: [DOWNLOAD]
- Programme of the Gender Conference for Women in Agriculture: [DOWNLOAD]
- Gender, Climate Change and Agriculture Support Programme Flyer: [DOWNLOAD]