Gender in Agriculture Partnership Special Issue: Gender in GCARD3

The Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP) has released a Special Issue of the GAP Newsletter on the occasion of the third Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD3), Johannesburg, 5-8 April 2016, considering the question, Why are Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment critical to strengthen Agriculture-Nutrition Linkages? Read the newsletter here.

Gender project officer with Tanzania Natural Resource Forum

Click here to read the full Terms of Reference. The deadline to apply is April 11th. With global attention focused on inequitable land-related investments, governments, donors, civil society, and the private sector have come together to improve land governance and investment practices. The African Union’s Guiding Principles on Large Scale Land Based Investments, the Voluntary >> Read more

Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Small-Scale Irrigation: Technical Workshops on gender and irrigation

Reposted from the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Small-Scale Irrigation (ILSSI) website. Upcoming workshops in Ghana (April 13-14) and Tanzania (April 20-21) will carry forward this dialogue and forge new networks of government agents and practitioners working at the interface of gender and irrigation. If you work in these countries and would like more information >> Read more

Visiting researcher position: CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network Communications support

The visiting researcher will support the Communications and Knowledge Management Coordinator for the Gender Network and be responsible for generating, editing and curating content and special features, including social media for the gender network’s website and related online channels, with the aim of increasing the sites’ effectiveness in attracting and engaging with target audiences such >> Read more

Event, March 22: Strengthening women’s participation in fisheries management: Lessons from Ghana

Remote access: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/997685717

Center for Global Development seeking consultants for An Update to A Roadmap for Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment

The Center for Global Development (CGD) is conducting a systematic review of the most recent evidence since A Roadmap for Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment was produced by the United Nations Foundation with support from the ExxonMobil Foundation in September 2013. A partial update was published in The World Bank Research Observer in 2014. This project, which will >> Read more

International Women’s Day 2016: Empowering women with data and evidence in Bangladesh

One of a researcher’s biggest fears is that research outputs go unread, gathering dust on people’s shelves before ending up in the recycling bin.  However, this fear was unfounded for our work on the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI), which has gone from esoteric research tool to a widely-used data collection tool that has >> Read more

New grant equips researchers to advance gender-responsive agricultural research in sub-Saharan Africa

GREAT (Gender-responsive Researchers Equipped for Agricultural Transformation) is a new project that will equip researchers to create more inclusive and effective agricultural systems by addressing the priorities of both women and men in sub-Saharan Africa.   Achieving greater parity among women and men in sub-Saharan Africa so they more equally share the benefits of agricultural research >> Read more

Gettin’ GIF-fy With It: Using the WEAI and GIF to Mainstream Gender in Your Work

Have you heard of the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (more commonly referred to as the WEAI)? I’m sure many of you have not only heard of it, but have used it in your work: In 2015 alone, 13 Feed the Future partners used WEAI data to inform programming, and to date, close to 40 >> Read more

IFPRI Gender Methods Seminar: Good practices and lessons learned on gender and collective lands

Resource Equity with Landesa Presentation by Elisa Scalise and Renee Giovarelli, Co-founders of Resource Equity Chair: Agnes Quisumbing, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division Discussant: Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI Environment and Production Technology Division Monday, March 14, 2016, 12:00pm-1:00pm Please find instructions for joining virtually at the end of this message. Synopsis of the >> Read more