Global Donor Platform for Rural Development’s new report on women’s economic empowerment in agribusiness

The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development recently released a new report, "Women's Economic Empowerment and Agribusiness: Opportunities for the Gender Transformative". The report was created to understand to what extent donor-supported agribusiness programs engage with the gender transformative agenda. The report also identifies lessons learned from existing approaches and proposes areas for future donor >> Read more

RESOURCE: Land Portal Foundation launches a country portfolio on Rwanda

Rwanda has made significant strides in rehabilitating its land governance system following colonialism, civil war, and genocide. The Land Portal Foundation has launched a portfolio on Rwanda to highlight the country's history and development. The portfolio includes several datasets from organizations including the FAO, World Bank, Transparency International, LandMark and more. Visitors can access data visualization >> Read more

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research Newsletter June 2017

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research has a new quarterly newsletter! The newsletter features highlights of gender research across CGIAR, links to selected publications, reports about the webinars organized by the Platform, and upcoming events. In the June 2017 issue, Hazel Malapit from the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) and >> 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

RESOURCE: IFAD’s new Glossary on gender issues

IFAD’s Language Services and the Gender Desk have launched a multilingual glossary that provides a harmonized vocabulary in Arabic, English, French and Spanish. It contains a multilingual listing of some 130 relevant terms and definitions. The common objectives are to enhance language use and standardize terminology of gender issues for IFAD documentation, publications and in >> Read more

Special Issue of Gender, Technology, and Development: Gender, Climate Change and Agriculture

The Journal of Gender, Technology, and Development has a special issue on gender, climate change, and agriculture, with articles free for download! Articles touch on ICT, cookstoves, climate smart agriculture, micro-insurance, and more.

UN Women Virtual Dialogue and Webinar: Theory of Change and Feminist Pedagogies in Training for Gender Equality

Despite its growing popularity, training for gender equality currently lacks conceptual clarity on two core issues: a theory of how change occurs through training; and how feminist pedagogical principles can be applied to training to evoke such change. To generate debate on these issues, the UN Women Training Centre will host a Virtual Dialogue from >> Read more

RESOURCES: Gender and conflict

Conflict affects men and women, boys, and girls differently – understanding these dynamics is central to effective conflict-sensitive programming. From September-December 2016, Peace Exchange, a USAID-funded community of practice hosted on DME for Peace, will be launching a campaign focused on Gender and Conflict issues. Throughout the campaign, Peace Exchange will be organizing webinars, sharing >> Read more

EVENT: Gender Just Food and Nutrition Security in India

Reposted from the India Food Security Portal.  The India Food Security Portal is organizing a second national conference on ‘Gender Just Food and Nutrition Security in India’ on August 29, 2016 at the Indian Habitat Centre in New Delhi as a follow-up to an event on ‘Gender Just Food Security’ that was organized by IFPRI on December 14-15, 2015 >> Read more