SPECIAL ISSUE: Gender perspectives in resilience, vulnerability and adaptation to global environmental change

Ambio Journal has released a special issue for Dec 2016 on  "Gender perspectives in resilience, vulnerability and adaptation to global environmental change" with the goal to offer a room for interdisciplinary and engaged research in global environmental change (GEC), where gender plays a key role in building resilience and adaptation pathways.  This special issue consist of 13 >> Read more

PUBLICATION: New issue of AgriGender Journal

The current issue of the Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security focuses on the intersection of gender, agricultural productivity, value chains and nutrition and contains papers from research carried out across the globe including in Cameroon, the Himalayas, Ethiopia, India and Malawi. Read the full issue here. 

PUBLICATION: Investing in women along agribusiness value chains (IFC)

In the coming years, the agribusiness sector will navigate a rapidly shifting, increasingly challenging time. One of the challenges will be to meet the rising demand for agricultural products, even as the land suitable for growing crops declines. Navigating the changes will mean seizing new ways of increasing the productivity and efficiency of agribusiness value >> Read more

BLOG: Mapping The Chain: Looking Beyond Production For Inclusive Agriculture Development

In a new blogpost on Microlinks, "Mapping The Chain: Looking Beyond Production For Inclusive Agriculture Development," Krista Jacobs and Jenn Williamson share some good insights reflecting on Feed the Future's first phase. A key lesson learned from the first five years of Feed the Future is that providing access to inputs or knowledge of agriculture production >> 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.

NEW PUBLICATION: ILC Framing the Debate: Islamic inheritance laws and rural women

Land rights are particularly important for women’s empowerment and gender equality (…) but they continue to be systematically denied their rights to inheritance, especially in rural areas. The newest issue of ILC’s Framing the Debate series on Islamic inheritance laws and their impact on rural women in Muslim societies finds an interconnected mix of legal, educational, economic, >> Read more

NEW RESOURCE: Global Gender and Environment Outlook

UNEP just launched the first comprehensive, integrated and global assessment about gender and the environment in a new report, Global Gender and Environment Outlook. The Global Gender and Environment Outlook (GGEO) is a collaborative project between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and strategic partners to bring gender issues to the heart of environmental assessment and decision-making. The >> Read more

Can cash transfers prevent intimate partner violence?

By Melissa Hidrobo, Amber Peterman, and Shalini Roy Intimate partner violence (IPV) is the most pervasive form of violence globally—with 1 in 3 women physically or sexually abused by a partner in her lifetime. Of course, averages hide important disparities: Women living in Tokyo’s bustling urban affluence face a different probability of victimization than an >> Read more

Why is gender important for REDD+?

IUCN has produced an excellent new video unpacking why women’s resource rights and decision-making need to be taken into account in REDD+ development. This video was prepared for IUCN with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) via the Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities (GECCO) initiative. This video supports a series >> Read more

Gender and Land Statistics: new FAO info-note based on a collaborative work with PIM

Reposted from the Engendering Data blog: FAO Gender and Land team has recently published a new info-note on the linkages between Gender and Land Statistics. Land statistics disaggregated by sex are essential to highlighting the disparities in secure land rights between women and men. With that in mind, in 2014 FAO joined forced with the CGIAR Research >> Read more