EMPLOYMENT: Short consultancy opportunity with the A-WEAI in Nigeria

Obafemi Awolowo University, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, and the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research - supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - are conducting a baseline study of agriculture in Nigeria. This study aims to provide the evidence by which decision-makers are able to measure subsequent performance in Nigeria's >> Read more

WEBINAR, Feb 16: Measuring Gender-Transformative Change in Agriculture: A review of the literature and promising practices

Please join the IFPRI Gender Task Force for a webinar with WorldFish and CARE on Thursday, February 16, 9:00am-10:00am EST Screencast is available here for download; slides can be viewed here.  Presenters: Steven Cole, Cynthia McDougall, & Afrina Choudhury from WorldFish & the FISH CGIAR Research Program; Emily Hillenbrand & Pranati Mohanraj from CARE USA Discussant: Ruth Meinzen-Dick >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Deputy Director, Programs – AWARD

AWARD has just launched a search for our next Deputy Director, Programs. The ideal candidate will be a compelling leader, able to provide overall leadership in the development, management, strategy, quality, and managed growth of AWARD programs. The incumbent will also be responsible for enhancing AWARD’s performance and credibility as an essential player and expert >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Social Development (Gender) Specialist with the Climate Investment Funds – World Bank

A new staff position available at the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), based at the World Bank in Washington, D.C..  Information on the CIF is available at http://www-cif.climateinvestmentfunds.org/ *We are recruiting a Social Development (Gender) Specialist (GF-level):  the position has been advertised externally on the World Bank jobs website (Job No. 170027). The selected candidate will >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: IFPRI Senior Research Assistant/Research Analyst with Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH)

Summary: Support evaluation & learning, and integration of gender, equity and empowerment research. To apply, please visit www.ifpri.org, click on “Jobs” and then click on “Other Positions” to link you to Position #17-102 –Senior Research Assistant/Research Analyst, A4NH. IFPRI VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT:                                   >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: ICRISAT Scientist – Gender Research

For the full job posting and to apply, please visit ICRISAT's career website here. Lead the implementation of the overarching gender strategy for Tropical Legumes III, in all program target regions/countries Lead the design and development of methodological tools and frameworks for gender research Lead the identification and integration of gender-relevant research issues in the >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: UNICEF Gender and Development Specialist

To read the full job posting and apply, please visit the UNICEF website. The closing date is February 12. Purpose of the Position Within the context of UNICEF's overall strategic priorities, research undertaken at OoR-Innocenti currently incorporates a strong analysis of gender issues across all areas of work. The Office now aims to strengthen this capacity >> Read more

WEBINAR, Jan 25: Beyond Production: Innovation and Opportunity for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Agricultural Market Systems

View the full event and register on the SEEP website here. Wednesday, January 25th, at 9:30 am US EST Women living in poverty occupy a large and growing role in agricultural production in developing countries, leading many development practitioners to focus interventions targeting women on production-related activities where scale can more easily be achieved. However, with >> Read more

EVENT: Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Learning Forum, May 23-25

The SEEP Network is hosting an international convening on women’s economic empowerment in market systems. The forum will bring together thought leaders and contributors in the field of women’s economic empowerment facilitating dialogue amongst leading stakeholders, building global learning connections, and promoting effective practice and policy. Read about the event and register here. 

PUBLICATION & BLOGPOST: Indicators of gendered control over agricultural resources: a guide for agricultural policy and research

Smriti Rao has written about her new working paper, Indicators of gendered control over agricultural resources: a guide for agricultural policy and research, for the CAPRi blog. As a feminist economist who researches gender inequality in developing countries, I have spent my career torn between the recognition that quantitative measures can be useful and informative, >> Read more