CALL FOR PAPERS: Women in science, medicine, and global health

Women are rising. Recent reports of sexual harassment and assault of women by men in powerful positions have regalvanised solidarity around women's rights, and remind us that disadvantage, discrimination, and sexism are a regular part of the lived experience of many women. These reflect broader and unjustified inequalities between men and women that have persisted >> Read more

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2018 Oxfam WEE Leadership Awards

We are pleased to announce the 2018 Oxfam WEE Leadership Awards,an initiative that Oxfam’s Knowledge Hub on Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) in Agriculture is organising for International Women’s Day. These awards will recognise up to four staff members from across One Oxfam and partner organisations at country and above-country level who have made major contributions >> Read more


The SURAJ MAL AND SHYAMA DEVI AGARWAL BOOK PRIZE Call for Nominations 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 >> Read more

CALL FOR PAPERS: M&CN forthcoming special issue: ‘How to Strengthen Nutrition into the Health Platform: Programmatic evidence and experience from Low and Middle Income Countries’

Maternal & Child Nutrition is currently calling for papers for a special issue, USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP): ‘How to Strengthen Nutrition into the Health Platform: Programmatic evidence and experience from Low and Middle Income Countries’. Guest Editors: Rafael Perez-Escamilla and Cyril Engmann. The special issue has the primary aim of bringing together >> Read more

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Studies Exploring Inequalities in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Kenya

Funding: up to £150,000 (£50,000 for each Observatory) Applications on a rolling basis Applicants should communicate their intention to apply by 15 January. The REACH Programme is a 7-year, £15m programme funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DfID). This project, led by the University of Oxford, involves a research consortium of global leaders >> Read more

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

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS & PAPERS: Agrilinks and Gender in Food Security

This November, Agrilinks is highlighting the importance of gender in food security. We’d like to invite you and your networks to contribute content on the topic. We will explore what development practitioners have learned about implementing gender-sensitive programs and policies. We hope you'll contribute with a blog post, event, discussion, sharing technical resource, or posing >> Read more

Call for Promising Practices to Advance Gender Equality, Nutrition Security, and Climate Resilience

Call for Promising Practices to Advance Gender Equality, Nutrition Security, and Climate Resilience – due Oct 7 Complete our survey form for consideration here by Friday, October 7, 2017 Across sub-sectors of rural climate resilience – including social protection, disaster risk reduction, livelihood diversification, climate-smart agriculture, among others – what are promising approaches to address gender and nutrition in project >> Read more

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special issue of Transnational Corporation

This is a call for papers for a special issue of UNCTAD's peer-reviewed journal, Transnational Corporation. Multinational enterprises in the agricultural and extractive sectors are increasingly adopting voluntary guidelines for economic, social, and environmental responsibility along their supply chains, but these initiatives have moved slowly and unevenly to address gender inequities and inequalities in the communities where they operate. The issue will focus on the policies, laws, sustainability standards, guidelines, and certification criteria that shape the gendered outcomes >> Read more