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

EVENT: Adding Value to Agribusiness Value Chains, Tuesday, May 30

Adding Value to Agribusiness Value Chains Tuesday, May 30, 2017  |  12:00 – 2:00 PM  |  MC 4-800   Visitors please send a request to Teguest Demissie (tdemissie@worldbank.org) a visitors pass     For WebEx connection, please click on the link  Join Using WebEx Meeting password: Ys5MZQ27, Meeting number: 736 506 155   Light lunch will >> Read more

USAID/SPRING WEBINAR, May 24: Listening to Farmers and Mothers

Voices of agriculture value chain actors and caregivers inform social and behavior change efforts to improve dietary diversity in Sierra Leone. May 24, 2017 | 9:00-10:30 a.m. EDT  Nutrition and agriculture practitioners rely on formative research to inform program design. Agriculture programming often conducts value chain analyses to identify constraints and opportunities to improved performance >> Read more

Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers (KIT + UN Women)

KIT and UN Women are pleased to open registration for its certified Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers, which runs from October 2017 to April 2018. This new six-month course combines blended learning (face-to-face workshops in Amsterdam and virtual workshops) with mentoring and networking to: sharpen training skills and knowledge of gender and development concepts >> Read more

WEBINAR: Gender and Agricultural Risk, May 18

Gender and Agricultural Risk: A Gendered Approach to Agricultural Risk Assessments and Management Strategies May 18, 10am EDT RSVP for the May 18 Webinar HERE  Carlos Arce, with Åsa Giertz and Sanna-Liisa Taivalmaa Differences in social, cultural, geographic, and economic contexts at the country level call for a tailored approach that takes into account the >> Read more

EVENT: Innovations to Prevent Gender-Based Violence: Building Evidence for Effective Solutions

April 18, 2017, 2:30-4:00p.m. (ET) Preston Auditorium, World Bank Headquarters, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC The Development Marketplace for Innovation on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Prevention will award 10 teams from around the world for the innovative work they lead on the prevention of GBV. Come and meet award winners, who will discuss their work during the ceremony, with the participation of World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, and the World Bank Group Regional >> Read more

EVENT: Learning for Gender Integration Evaluation Event Series

From December 2016 to February 2017, Lutheran World Relief, Cultural Practice, LLC (CP) and several peer agencies evaluated the Learning for Gender Integration (LGI) projects in India, Uganda, and Nicaragua using a combination of two participatory, qualitative methodologies, Most Significant Change and PhotoVoice, to capture nuanced changes in food security and gender inequalities. Staff from >> Read more

#WomenFlourish Twitter Chat – March 8, International Women’s Day

Join Bread for the World, Feed the Future, Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the International Food Policy Research Institute for a twitter chat at 10:30am on March 8. Follow along and contribute to the conversation with the hashtag #WomenFlourish.

EVENT: Step it up together with rural women to end hunger and poverty

FAO, IFAD, and WFP cordially invite you to the joint celebrations of 2017 International Women’s Day. The event will held on Wednesday 8th March 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m (Rome time) and webcast is open to participation: http://www.fao.org/webcast/home/en/item/4310/icode/ As the UN-wide theme for IWD 2017 is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by >> Read more

EVENT: Launch of the Minimum Standards for Mainstreaming Gender Equality

The Gender Practitioner Collaborative invites you to join us for the launch of the Minimum Standards for Mainstreaming Gender Equality. Come learn about this multi-organizational effort and celebrate International Women’s Day with us! The Minimum Standards for Mainstreaming Gender Equality have been developed through a multi-year collaborative process by the Gender Practitioner Collaborative - a >> Read more