ICRW Announces 3rd Annual Paula Kantor Award

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is soliciting nominations for the third annual Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research. The 2017 award will be given to a young professional female researcher in order to recognize and honor outstanding achievement in the fields of gender equity and the empowerment of women and girls. Please visit >> Read more

Nourishing Millions Podcast Episode: “From the Farm to the Schoolhouse” with Catherine Bertini

The Nourishing Millions podcast series, undertaken in partnership with the University of Michigan School of Public Health, features the latest groundbreaking thinking about nutrition from top policymakers, researchers, and practitioners. Together, the episodes tell the story of how small and large movements—and everyday people—can help us achieve a food- and nutrition-secure world. In this week's >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Oxfam Consultancy: Writing synthesis report on Women’s Land Rights in Africa

Please visit the job announcement here for more information and to apply. Background Oxfam, through the Pan Africa Programme commissioned 5 case studies on women’s land rights in 5 countries in Africa The case studies were meant to examine national laws and policies, programmes and practices that secure and protect women’s land rights and profile >> Read more

Data2X Gender Resources

Great resources on gender data and measurement issues from Data2X, including a new paper on measuring women's subjective economic empowerment by IFPRI authors    

New online discussion on gender and agriculture

Starting June 12, the African Development Bank's Gender in Practice Community of Practice (GiP CoP) is hosting an online discussion on gender and Agriculture. This discussion is intended to support the Gender Focal Points at the African Development Bank in their work to buttress the implementation of the Feed Africa Strategy. The discussion will be organized in >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Democratic Republic of Congo Kivu Value Chain Activity – Gender Consultant for Gender, Social Inclusion and Conflict Mitigation Assessment and Strategy Development (July-August 2017)

Please read the full job announcement and apply here.  Banyan Global is a women-owned and managed, small international development consulting firm based in Washington, DC. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within six practice areas: health, finance and investment, enterprise development, gender, youth, and evaluation and learning. Banyan Global has a rapidly growing gender equality and evaluation >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Post-Doctoral Research Scientist at the Earth Institute, Columbia University

The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) is pleased to announce a new position for a post-doctoral research scientist. The position will be based at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) at the Earth Institute of Columbia University in Palisades, NY. The project seeks to examine gender and climate services to understand how >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Gender, Youth, and Food Security Specialist, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congolese Nationals only) – Banyan Global

Banyan Global is a women-owned and managed, small international development consulting firm based in Washington, DC. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within six practice areas: health, finance and investment, enterprise development, gender, youth, and evaluation and learning. Since 2002, Banyan Global has managed 71 projects in 46 countries throughout the world. Banyan Global is seeking a >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Gender analysis consultancy – World Vision Ethiopia

Issue Date: May 10, 2017 Due Date for Questions: May 15, 2017 Due Date for Respone: June 7, 2017, 12:00 PM EST World Vision Inc. (WV) is hereby seeking a consultant to guide the development of qualitative research questions in Ethiopia, undertake desk reviews, lead the field work, write the analysis, and identify project actions >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Senior Program Officer – Gender, Social Inclusion and Nutrition with Banyan Global

Banyan Global is a small, women-owned and managed international development consulting firm based in Washington, DC. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within six practice areas: health, finance and investment, enterprise development, gender, youth, and evaluation and learning. Banyan Global has a rapidly growing gender equality and evaluation practice. Since 2002, Banyan Global has managed 71 projects >> Read more