Resource: IPS Gender Reporting Toolkits Published Online

Chairman, chairwoman, chairperson or chair? Housewife or homemaker? What is so controversial about contraception, the word 'family' or 'sex worker'? Does being gender-sensitive in news mean hiding the genders and sexes of people who appear in them? Inter Press Service announces a third edition of the "Gender and Development Glossary" to offer journalists and writers >> Read more

Presentation: Borlaug Symposium 2010

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Resource: Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing Website

http://www.wiego.org/index.php

Multimedia: Women Deliver Conference Live Webstream

Women Deliver 2010, a global conference, will be held in Washington DC on June 7-9, 2010. The theme of the conference is: "Delivering solutions for girls and women," and we plan to focus on political, economic, social/cultural, and technological solutions. This global meeting will expand on Women Deliver's hallmark of inclusivity, reaching out to new >> Read more

NEW FROM IFPRI ON GENDER SPRING 2010

IFPRI Discussion Papers Engendering Agricultural Research Ruth Meinzen-Dick,  Agnes Quisumbing, Julia Behrman, Patricia Biermayr-Jenzano, Vicki Wilde, Marco Noordeloos, Catherine Ragasa and Nienke Beintema. A review of empirical evidence on gender differences in nonland agricultural inputs, technology, and services in developing countries Amber Peterman, Julia Behrman and Agnes Quisumbing. Patterns and Trends of Child and Maternal >> Read more

Multimedia: Who feeds the world 2010 and beyond? Gender equity in agricultural research and development Borlaug Global Rust Initiative Technical Meeting, May 31, 2010, St. Petersburg

Presentation made by Eija Pehu, Agricultural Science Advisor, The World Bank With inputs from Ruth Meinzen-Dick  and team at IFPRI Access the presentation here

Resource: New IFPRI Dataset on Chronic Poverty and Long Term Impact Study in Bangladesh

The Chronic Poverty and Long Term Impact Study in Bangladesh project, which focuses on 102 villages characteristic of rural Bangladesh, aims to further our understanding of the economic, social and political processes that shape chronic poverty in Bangladesh together with the impact of selected anti-poverty interventions on poverty dynamics. After initial community level fieldwork approximately >> Read more

News: ICRW launches new Website

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) publicly launched new “broadband channel to the world.”  Visit www.ICRW.org to see how ICRW makes women a central focus in alleviating and ultimately ending global poverty. Through the new site, you also can become more deeply connected to our work: Learn about ICRW’s work in more than 30 >> Read more

Resource: Launch of ASTI Blog

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators (ASTI) blog at: http://astinews.wordpress.com/ The blog will feature the latest ASTI news and information.  A number of exciting ASTI publication releases and events have occurred recently and more are expected in the coming months.  The first posts include entries such as: >> Read more

Multimedia: Powerpoint on women’s access to non-land inputs

Last week a review of empirical evidence on gender differences in non land agricultural inputs, technology and services in developing countries was released as an IFPRI Discussion paper (access it here). The corresponding powerpoint (access it here) for this paper was presented at FAO's State of Food and Agricultural (SOFA) Writers Workshop last fall in >> Read more