NET RESOURCES: Measuring women’s empowerment in agriculture: A streamlined approach

Our friends at IFAD recently published a manual about measuring women's empowerment. This publication is part of IFAD's research series, which you can access more of here. Click here to access the full manual. ABSTRACT: The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) can be a useful tool to measure the empowerment, agency and inclusion of >> Read more

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: The Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize

ABOUT THE BOOK PRIZE (from their website): The International Association for Feminist Economics announces the Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize to be awarded biennially for a work of original scholarship in the field of feminist economics. The prize has been established by Bina Agarwal (IAFFE’s first President from the Global South) to >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Communication Assistant-AWARD

Click here to access the full job description. JOB DESCRIPTION: AWARD seeks to recruit a Communications Assistant to support its communications team in facilitating external and internal communication. The communications assistant will be heavily engaged in day-to-day communications activities including writing, designing of information products, managing social media platforms. The incumbent will assist the communications >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Gender Senior Managing Consultant

Market Shares Associates is looking to hire a 'gender senior managing consultant.' From the job description: "MSA seeks a driven professional with gender and/or empowerment experience to join the team in the position of Senior Managing Consultant, preferably in the Denver, Colorado office, although working remotely may be considered for the right candidate. Reporting directly >> Read more

NEW FROM IFPRI AUTHORS: Gender-Sensitive, Climate-Smart Agriculture For Improved Nutrition In Africa South Of The Sahara

IFPRI's Elizabeth Bryan, Sophie Theis, Jowel Choufani, Alessandro De Pinto, Ruth Meinzen-Dick, and Claudia Ringler recently published the Gender, Climate Change, and Nutrition integration (GCAN) framework. ACCESS THE PUBLICATION HERE: ABSTRACT: What is the climate-smart agriculture, gender, and nutrition nexus? Providing an integrated conceptual framework to guide interventions in the context of climate change, the authors argue that >> Read more


IFPRI's Gender Task Force recently released the organization's full gender strategy. You can access IFPRI's full gender strategy here.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Post-Doc Fellowship with Tufts in Nutrition, Health, and Agriculture

Postdoctoral Fellowships on Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA Fellowships), sponsored by the School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts, seek to support emerging leaders in agriculture, nutrition, and health research. There are four annual rounds of 5-6 Fellowships each year. For 2018 -2019, IMMANA will grant five 12-month post-doctoral fellowships >> Read more

CALL FOR PRESENTERS: Learning Forum about Gender and Cash-based programming in Africa

The Cash Learning Partnership is hosting a learning forum about gender and cash-based programming in Africa. There is a call for presenters, with more information accessible here. The deadline for submissions is December 17, 2017. Summary of event, copied from the call for presenters: This regional learning event will bring together people interested in gender, cash >> Read more

UPCOMING EVENTS: Food Security Network Webinars

The Food Security Network has a handful of gender-related webinars coming up soon. Click the links below for more information. Friday 1 December, in-person event, Washington, DC, 10:00-11:30am, Connecting the Dots: Exploring the Intersection of Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children Wednesday 6 December, webinar, 9:30-11:00am (-5GMT), Integrating Gender, Climate Change, and Nutrition in Development Programming Wednesday >> Read more

WEB RESOURCES: What have we learned about the WEAI?

Policies, Institutions and Markets (PIM) recently hosted a webinar about lessons learned from the WEAI. You can watch here: Summary of the webinar, from the PIM website: The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI), a survey-based tool launched in 2012, has been widely used to measure and understand women’s empowerment and inclusion in the agricultural sector. The >> Read more