EVENT: Webinar for Gender Roles in Water Scarcity-induced Migration

Please register before 16 October by sending an e-mail to l.thuy@unesco.org providing your name, surname and affiliation. The GEF recognizes gender equality as an important goal in the context of its projects. Based on this, IW:LEARN has included in its fourth cycle a gender sub-component “Promotion of Gender Mainstreaming in the GEF IW Portfolio”, with the scope of achieving >> Read more

EVENT: Brown Bag Lunch on Women’s Land Rights at the World Bank on October 25

The Agriculture Global Practice, the Land Thematic Group and the Gender and Rural Development Community of Practice (GENRD) invite you to join us for a presentation and discussion of IFPRI’s work on Women’s land rights as a pathway to poverty reduction: A framework and review of available evidence by Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Agnes Quisumbing, Cheryl R. Doss, and Sophie >> Read more

EVENT: Gender mainstreaming in the Participatory Market Chain Approach (PMCA)

Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017 Time: 3.00 - 4.30 p.m. Central European Summer Time (CEST) Register for the webinar here. Purpose of webinar This webinar provides an overview of strategies and tools developed to make the “Participatory Market Chain Approach” (PMCA) methodology gender sensitive. The webinar begins with an introduction of the PMCA, explaining its conceptual framework and >> Read more

EVENT: The gender analysis process in Food For Peace development programs: Bridging the gap between consultants and implementing partners

The demand for gender analysis consultants is growing.  Earlier this year, TOPS distributed a survey to consultants and implementing partners to find out what each is seeking and where gaps exist in the gender analysis process.  During this one hour webinar, we will summarize the survey results and share resources to bridge the connection between >> Read more

EVENT: Forum on Women’s Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition

The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is organizing a Forum on Women’s Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition, which will take place at FAO  on 25 September 2017. The programme of the Forum is attached and further information can be found at this link. The Forum will be webcast and accessible at http://www.fao.org/webcast/en/ During >> Read more

EVENT: IFPRI Annual Retreat Gender Sessions

IFPRI will be hosting their annual retreat next week, and we're happy to announce we have three sessions featuring gender work within IFPRI! 1. Gender and group-based interventions in South Asia            Chair: Agnes Quisumbing              Presenters: Shalini Roy, Kalyani Raghunathan, Berber Kramer Papers §  Transfers, behavior change, communication, and intimate partner violence: Post-program evidence from rural Bangladesh §  Aspirations, investments, and >> Read more

EVENT: World Food Assistance 2017 – Taking Stock and Looking Ahead with WFP

The World Food Programme is hosting an event to promote their latest report, "World Food Assistance 2017 - Taking Stock and Looking Ahead with WFP". IFPRI will host the event at their new office location, 1201 Eye St. NW. You can also access the event via a live web broadcast. At a moment when protracted >> Read more

EVENT: Women Entrepreneurs: What Really Helps Them Start and Grow Businesses?

The Center for Global Development is hosting a discussion about women's entrepreneurship and growing their businesses. The event will occur on Thursday, September 7th from 11:00am - 12:30pm at the Center's office (2055 L St. NW - Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20036). Policymakers in rich and poor countries interested in boosting growth increasingly view women >> Read more

EVENT: Digital Financial Services Debate Webinar with the Grameen Foundation

The Grameen Foundation will replicate a debate held during the 2017 Women's Economic Empowerment Global Learning Forum on the best way the close the digital financial services (DFS) Gender Gap. One side will offer the proposition that digital platforms allow for more specialized and focused financial products. Using behavioral economics, our sector should focus on developing products >> Read more

EVENT: IFPRI’s Datathon August 11, 2017

On August 11, researchers and practitioners interested in intersections of gender, climate change, and nutrition in Bangladesh are invited to participate in IFPRI’s Gender, Climate, and Nutrition Integration Initiative (GCAN) Datathon! What’s a DATATHON, you ask? It’s a mix of learning, collaborating, and competing as participants analyze a harmonized dataset from Bangladesh to answer specific questions listed >> Read more