Events: Intl. Women’s Day & IFPRI Events

Monday March 8 was International Women’s Day and throughout the month a number of IFPRI researchers will be presenting relevant work on gender.  For more information on any of these events or to request related documents please contact

March 9Agnes Quisumbing (PHN) will speak at a UN panel on “Gender equality and poverty eradication: good practices and lessons learned” during a session on “Implementing the internationally agreed goals and commitments in regards to gender equality and empowerment of women.”  New York, New York.

March 11: Regina Birner (DSG) will chair a session on “Gender Equality in access to Rural Service Delivery: Governance at the local level : Reflections from India Ghana and Ethiopia” at a World Bank and UNIFEM session on Gender Equality and Good Governance Forum: Improving Services for Women.  New York, New  York.

March 28-30: Ruth Meinzen-Dick (EPT) will present at the Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development Conference (GCARD) on “Engendering Agricultural Research.”  Montpellier, France.

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