JOB OPPORTUNITY: Post-Doctoral Research Associate to focus on the role of gender and youth along the peanut value chain

Under the recently awarded Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut Research (Peanut Lab), the University of Georgia is seeking candidates for a Post-Doctoral Research Associate to focus on the role of gender and youth along the peanut value chain. The candidate will be based in Athens, GA and will work as a member of >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Consulting positions for gender-based violence prevention and response, gender assessments and training

Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we are dedicated to ensuring every child has the best chance for success. As the leading expert on children, we inspire and achieve lasting impact for millions of the world's >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Senior Research Assistant in DSG at IFPRI

TITLE:                       SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT LOCATION:             WASHINGTON, DC DIVISION:    DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY AND GOVERNANCE (DSGD)   REPORTS TO:         KATRINA KOSEC, SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW GRADE:                    18R FLSA STATUS:        EXEMPT   POSTING DATE:     FEBRUARY 16, 2018 CLOSING DATE:     OPEN UNTIL FILLED     Job Summary:   The International Food Policy Research Institute seeks a highly-motivated Senior Research Assistant (SRA) to join the Development Strategy >> Read more

NET RESOURCES: UN Report “Turning promises into action: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”

From their website: “Turning promises into action: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, UN Women’s new flagship report, provides a comprehensive and authoritative assessment of progress, gaps and challenges in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from a gender perspective. The report monitors global and regional trends in achieving the SDGs for >> Read more

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: OPHI summer school applications now open

OPHI Summer School 2018: Multidimensional Poverty Measurement & Analysis Organised by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), University of Oxford, will be held at Oxford Department of International Development, in Oxford, England, 16-27 July 2018. The purpose of this intensive Summer School is to provide a thorough technical and practical introduction to multidimensional poverty measurement with >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: International Gender and Organizational Development Consultant (Bamako, Mali, French-Speaking)

Banyan Global is a women-owned and managed international development consulting firm based in Washington, DC with staff working in a number of countries across the world. Banyan Global operates within six practice areas: health, finance and investment, enterprise development, gender, youth, and monitoring, evaluation and learning. Under its gender practice, Banyan Global is providing technical >> Read more

CALL FOR PAPERS: Women in science, medicine, and global health

Women are rising. Recent reports of sexual harassment and assault of women by men in powerful positions have regalvanised solidarity around women's rights, and remind us that disadvantage, discrimination, and sexism are a regular part of the lived experience of many women. These reflect broader and unjustified inequalities between men and women that have persisted >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Gender Capacity Advisers for the the Gender Standby Capacity Project (GenCap)

Click here for more information. The Gender Standby Capacity Project (GenCap) – an IASC initiative created in 2007 between UNOCHA and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) – seeks to facilitate and strengthen capacity and leadership of humanitarians to undertake and promote gender equality programming to ensure the distinct needs of women, girls, boys and men >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: EJDR Editor Advert

The European Journal of Development Research is advertising for a new co-editor with expertise in the qualitative methodologies within international development research, including their use within mixed methods research designs, and impact evaluation (broadly defined) to join our thriving editorial team. The European Journal of Development Research is an ISI-rated journal and is part of >> Read more

NEW FROM IFPRI AUTHORS: Countdown to 2030: Tracking progress towards universal coverage for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health

DOI: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140673618301041 TITLE: Countdown to 2030: Tracking progress towards universal coverage for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health CONTRIBUTORS: Boerma, Ties; Requejo, Jennifer; Victora, Cesar G; Amouzou, Agbessi; George, Asha; Agyepong, Irene; Barroso, Carmen; Barros, Aluisio J D; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A; Black, Robert E; Borghi, Josephine; Buse, Kent; Aguirre, Liliana Carvajal; Chopra, Mickey; Chou, Doris; Chu, Yue; Claeson, >> Read more