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

Call for applications: Rights and Resources Initiative conference

The Rights + Resources Initiative is hosting the "Reducing inequality in a turbulent world: Scaling up strategies to secure indigenous, community, and women’s land rights" conference in Stockholm, Sweden October 4 - 5, 2017. They just opened a call for applications to present in the conference's Innovation Zone - an area of the conference dedicated to >> Read more

Call for Applications: 2018 Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professionals Program

The Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for our Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professionals Program. The program goals are to 1) Enhance effectiveness and expertise of mid-career practitioners from Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa to advance women’s land rights and 2) Strengthen the network of women’s >> Read more

Webinar: Catalyzing and Measuring Women’s Leadership and Empowerment in African Agricultural Research & Development

Please view full details on the webinar and register here. Date: July 13, 2017 Time: 3 – 4.30PM Central European Time (CET) This webinar has been developed based on a special issue of the Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security on catalyzing and measuring women’s leadership and empowerment in African agricultural research & development. The webinar will be >> Read more

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