JOB OPPORTUNITY: Senior Policy Analyst/Team Leader

The OECD is recruiting a Senior Policy Analyst/Team Leader - (Gendernet) to lead work of the OECD Development Directorate on Gender and Development. If you have relevant experience in this area, and would like to have a direct impact on enhancing gender equality in developing contexts, OECD would like to hear from you! The deadline >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: LPI/RITD-Consultancy service on developing framework on formulation and implementation of harmonized land policies in the IGAD region

The Land Policy Initiative (LPI) was established in 2006 as an initiative comprised of the African Union Commission (AUC), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB). LPI has been engaged in mainstreaming land in the strategies and programmes of continental and regional institutions as part of the implementation of the >> Read more

Call for applications: Rights and Resources Initiative conference

The Rights + Resources Initiative is hosting the "Reducing inequality in a turbulent world: Scaling up strategies to secure indigenous, community, and women’s land rights" conference in Stockholm, Sweden October 4 - 5, 2017. They just opened a call for applications to present in the conference's Innovation Zone - an area of the conference dedicated to >> Read more

RESOURCE: Land Portal Foundation launches a country portfolio on Rwanda

Rwanda has made significant strides in rehabilitating its land governance system following colonialism, civil war, and genocide. The Land Portal Foundation has launched a portfolio on Rwanda to highlight the country's history and development. The portfolio includes several datasets from organizations including the FAO, World Bank, Transparency International, LandMark and more. Visitors can access data visualization >> Read more

Call for Proposals: Global Affairs Canada and Climate Change

Global Affairs Canada issued a call for proposals on “Program of Development and Adaptation to Climate Change of Irrigated Crops in Senegal”. The program aims to improve the socio-economic well-being and resilience of households in agriculture, with an emphasis on women and youth. Applications are invited from experienced and qualified Canadian organizations and consortia that may >> Read more

Call for Applications: CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research

The first call for gender research proposals that contribute to cross-CGIAR gender research priorities from the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research has been announced! This year's focus is on gender relations vis a vis technological and institutional innovation, with a specific focus on gender dynamics in seed systems. The deadline for submissions is on >> Read more

New from IFPRI authors: Researchers highlight gender and equity at the ANH Academy Week

Researchers gathered in Kathmandu, Nepal for 2017's ANH Scientific Symposium and Academy Week in early July. Many keynote addresses, presentations, and poster sessions discussed gender and equity. The following blog from Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) highlights many of the insights regarding gender and equity shared at the conference: Researchers highlight gender and equity >> Read more