Measuring Unpaid Care in Market Systems Development: Methods and Tools Tuesday, December 6, 9:30 am - 10:30 am, US EST This webinar follows the recent publication of a brief supported by the Leveraging Economic Opportunities (LEO) project, which seeks to enhance USAID programs, projects, and activities focused on creating inclusive market systems. Presenters will highlight recent learning >> Read more
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST, ADB North American Representative Office, 900 17th Street NW, Suite 900 Add to Calendar The Asian Development Bank's Irum Ahsan will share her takeaways on why an organic, "outside-the-box" and balancing the scale, approach is needed to achieve a more inclusive society in Asia and >> Read more
The Five Questions Series from the Council on Foreign Relations Women Around the World Blog is a forum for scholars, government officials, civil society leaders, and foreign policy practitioners to provide timely analysis of new developments related to the advancement of women and girls worldwide. This interview is with Dr. Holly G. Atkinson, Distinguished Medical >> Read more
This month on A4NH’s Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange, Sophie Theis and Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Research Analyst and Senior Research Fellow in IFPRI’s Environment and Production Technology Division (EPTD), introduce a framework that differentiates the strategies that agricultural development projects use to address gender, and discuss the importance of classifying a project’s approach according to whether it reaches, benefits or empowers >> Read more
SPECIAL ISSUE: Gender perspectives in resilience, vulnerability and adaptation to global environmental change
Ambio Journal has released a special issue for Dec 2016 on "Gender perspectives in resilience, vulnerability and adaptation to global environmental change" with the goal to offer a room for interdisciplinary and engaged research in global environmental change (GEC), where gender plays a key role in building resilience and adaptation pathways. This special issue consist of 13 >> Read more
The current issue of the Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security focuses on the intersection of gender, agricultural productivity, value chains and nutrition and contains papers from research carried out across the globe including in Cameroon, the Himalayas, Ethiopia, India and Malawi. Read the full issue here.
In the coming years, the agribusiness sector will navigate a rapidly shifting, increasingly challenging time. One of the challenges will be to meet the rising demand for agricultural products, even as the land suitable for growing crops declines. Navigating the changes will mean seizing new ways of increasing the productivity and efficiency of agribusiness value >> Read more
In a new blogpost on Microlinks, "Mapping The Chain: Looking Beyond Production For Inclusive Agriculture Development," Krista Jacobs and Jenn Williamson share some good insights reflecting on Feed the Future's first phase. A key lesson learned from the first five years of Feed the Future is that providing access to inputs or knowledge of agriculture production >> Read more
BLOG: Women’s access to land in Ghana: Are we asking the right questions and are we drawing the right conclusions?
Originally posted on the Engendering Data Blog, maintained by the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets By Isabel Lambrecht, IFPRI With increased recognition of the importance of gender in development, researchers now often collect data disaggregated at the individual or intra-household level, sometimes with a great amount of detail involved. Yet, once in a >> Read more
The IFPRI Gender Task Force invites you to a Gender Methods Seminar: Gender Bargaining Power: Are We Producing Meaningful Empirical Work? Presented by Professor Mieke Meurs, American University Discussant: Agnes Quisumbing, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI Wednesday, November 30, 12:00pm-1:00pm Please join us virtually. GoToMeeting Instructions provided at the end of this message. Abstract: Over the >> Read more