JOB OPPORTUNITY: Lead Technical Specialist on Gender, Targeting, and Social Inclusion (IFAD)

IFAD is  looking for a Lead Technical Specialist - Gender, Targeting and Social Inclusion to coordinate the implementation of the IFAD policies on targeting and gender equality and women’s empowerment. For more information, please read the vacancy announcement available here. Deadline: 14 June 2017

EVENT: Adding Value to Agribusiness Value Chains, Tuesday, May 30

Adding Value to Agribusiness Value Chains Tuesday, May 30, 2017  |  12:00 – 2:00 PM  |  MC 4-800   Visitors please send a request to Teguest Demissie (tdemissie@worldbank.org) a visitors pass     For WebEx connection, please click on the link  Join Using WebEx Meeting password: Ys5MZQ27, Meeting number: 736 506 155   Light lunch will >> Read more

USAID/SPRING WEBINAR, May 24: Listening to Farmers and Mothers

Voices of agriculture value chain actors and caregivers inform social and behavior change efforts to improve dietary diversity in Sierra Leone. May 24, 2017 | 9:00-10:30 a.m. EDT  Nutrition and agriculture practitioners rely on formative research to inform program design. Agriculture programming often conducts value chain analyses to identify constraints and opportunities to improved performance >> Read more

Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers (KIT + UN Women)

KIT and UN Women are pleased to open registration for its certified Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers, which runs from October 2017 to April 2018. This new six-month course combines blended learning (face-to-face workshops in Amsterdam and virtual workshops) with mentoring and networking to: sharpen training skills and knowledge of gender and development concepts >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Gender Specialist with World Vegetable Center

The World Vegetable Center is searching for a Gender Specialist to contribute as an individual consultant (about 25 days/year for a 4 year period) to an ACIAR-funded project evaluating the potential impact of mechanical mungbean harvesting on rural women and men in Myanmar and Bangladesh. The job advertisement (pdf) provides more details. Apply via the >> Read more

WEBINAR: Gender and Agricultural Risk, May 18

Gender and Agricultural Risk: A Gendered Approach to Agricultural Risk Assessments and Management Strategies May 18, 10am EDT RSVP for the May 18 Webinar HERE  Carlos Arce, with Åsa Giertz and Sanna-Liisa Taivalmaa Differences in social, cultural, geographic, and economic contexts at the country level call for a tailored approach that takes into account the >> Read more

New post on the Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange Blog

In this month’s Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange blog, Dr. Kathryn Yount, Professor and Asa Griggs Candler Chair of Global Health at Emory University, discusses how to conceptualize and measure the process of women’s empowerment and why this issue is important for development work. Read the full blog on the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Gender, Youth and Inclusion (GYI) Coordinator with CGIAR Water, Land, and Ecosystems Cross-Cutting Research Program

WLE is seeking an outstanding social scientist, with very strong development impact credentials, in the field of gender, youth and inclusion to take this work stream forwards.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the enthusiasm and inspiration to make WLE the place to go for evidence, insights and knowledge on gender, youth and >> Read more

Call for nominations: Women Transforming India Awards 2017

NITI Aaoyg, United Nations India and MyGov are pleased to invite you to the Women Transforming India Awards 2017: Breaking the Glass Ceiling. Women Transforming India Awards are given to women who are influencing positive change and breaking glass ceilings. We are looking for achievers, inspirational women - both young and experienced - change-makers, community leaders >> Read more

RESOURCE: IFAD’s new Glossary on gender issues

IFAD’s Language Services and the Gender Desk have launched a multilingual glossary that provides a harmonized vocabulary in Arabic, English, French and Spanish. It contains a multilingual listing of some 130 relevant terms and definitions. The common objectives are to enhance language use and standardize terminology of gender issues for IFAD documentation, publications and in >> Read more