06 March 2015
Partner post
Planting seeds of a brighter future: Gomk’s female agricultural co-op

For the past three years, Oxfam in Armenia has marked International Women's Day with the Female Food Hero national award ceremony. It aims to promote women who work in agriculture in Armenia, and who have been successful in bringing positive change and in promoting food security, nutrition and the sustainable development of their community. This year it involves candidates from every region of Armenia, who have been nominated by the Ministry of Agriculture of Armenia and the Agricultural Alliance established by Oxfam.

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05 March 2015
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Online outsourcing is creating opportunities for job seekers and job creators

A new study will show the opportunities that outsourcing can create for job seekers and job creators in developing countries.

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04 March 2015
Partner post
Farm Projects Boost Bangladeshi Women, Children

Women in Bangladesh are carving healthier, wealthier futures for themselves and their children—and they have chicken eggs and pineapples to thank.

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03 March 2015
Partner post
If food security is the answer, is it time to change the question?

Food security has been high on political agendas since 2007/08, when food price spikes sparked social unrest, protests and violent revolts in more than 43 countries. Around that time, the human population became more urban than rural for the first time ever. Policymakers need to know how these two facts are related. However, very few of them do.

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02 March 2015
Partner post
The Post-2015 Development Agenda: A Test of the UN In Its 70th Year

This year, the UN turns 70. But 2015 is much more than a birthday. The year also marks a moment when the UN will either succeed or fail to secure a meaningful deal on a post-2015 development framework to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), alongside overlapping and crucial deals on climate change, financing for development and trade in the same year.

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27 February 2015
Curator post
1 March is Zero Discrimination Day

Zero Discrimination Day is a chance to celebrate diversity and to reject discrimination. By joining our voices together, we can be part of a resounding call for compassion, tolerance and peace. Open up, reach out.

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