NEW FROM IFPRI AUTHORS: Pathways from women’s group-based programs to nutrition change in South Asia: A conceptual framework and literature review

TITLE: Pathways from women's group-based programs to nutrition change in South Asia: A conceptual framework and literature review AUTHORS: Neha Kumar, Samuel Scott, Purnima Menon, Samyuktha Kannan, Kenda Cunningham, Parul Tyagi, Gargi Wable, Kalyani Raghunathan, Agnes Quisumbing ACCESS PUBLICATION HERE. ABSTRACT: Improving the nutritional status of women and children in South Asia remains a high public health and >> Read more

NET RESOURCES: Measuring women’s empowerment in agriculture: A streamlined approach

Our friends at IFAD recently published a manual about measuring women's empowerment. This publication is part of IFAD's research series, which you can access more of here. Click here to access the full manual. ABSTRACT: The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) can be a useful tool to measure the empowerment, agency and inclusion of >> Read more

NEW FROM IFPRI AUTHORS: Gender-Sensitive, Climate-Smart Agriculture For Improved Nutrition In Africa South Of The Sahara

IFPRI's Elizabeth Bryan, Sophie Theis, Jowel Choufani, Alessandro De Pinto, Ruth Meinzen-Dick, and Claudia Ringler recently published the Gender, Climate Change, and Nutrition integration (GCAN) framework. ACCESS THE PUBLICATION HERE: http://www.resakss.org/node/6483?region=aw ABSTRACT: What is the climate-smart agriculture, gender, and nutrition nexus? Providing an integrated conceptual framework to guide interventions in the context of climate change, the authors argue that >> Read more

UPCOMING EVENTS: Food Security Network Webinars

The Food Security Network has a handful of gender-related webinars coming up soon. Click the links below for more information. Friday 1 December, in-person event, Washington, DC, 10:00-11:30am, Connecting the Dots: Exploring the Intersection of Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children Wednesday 6 December, webinar, 9:30-11:00am (-5GMT), Integrating Gender, Climate Change, and Nutrition in Development Programming Wednesday >> Read more

WEB RESOURCES: What have we learned about the WEAI?

Policies, Institutions and Markets (PIM) recently hosted a webinar about lessons learned from the WEAI. You can watch here: https://pim.cgiar.org/2017/10/27/webinar-the-womens-empowerment-in-agriculture-index-what-have-we-learned/ Summary of the webinar, from the PIM website: The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI), a survey-based tool launched in 2012, has been widely used to measure and understand women’s empowerment and inclusion in the agricultural sector. The >> Read more

NEW PUBLICATION: Using cognitive interviewing to improve the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index survey instruments: Evidence from Bangladesh and Uganda

TITLE: Using cognitive interviewing to improve the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index survey instruments: Evidence from Bangladesh and Uganda AUTHORS: Hazel Jean L. Malapit* , Kathryn Sproule, and Chiara Kovarik  FULL ACCESS: http://agrigender.net/views/cognitive-interviewing-to-improve-women-empowerment-from-bangladesh-and-uganda-JGAFS-222017-1.php ABSTRACT: The purpose of cognitive interviewing is to systematically identify and analyze sources of response error in surveys, and to use that information to improve >> Read more

NET RESOURCES: Women’s and Gender Studies Research Network

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is pleased to announce the creation of Women's & Gender Studies Research Network (WGSRN) with 17 eJournals focusing on major areas of scholarship. It will provide a worldwide, online community for women's & gender studies research and the intersection of these studies and other areas of research, following the model of SSRN's other >> Read more

WEB RESOURCE: Land Rights Teaching Materials from Landesa

Landesa is pleased to share a new resource on land rights in the context of business and human rights. The Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights (LCWLR) and Landesa’s Corporate Engagement staff recently co-produced a Land Rights Teaching Note and Teaching Resources as part of the Teaching Business and Human Rights Handbook (BHRHandbook.org) and Forum >> Read more

Call for Promising Practices to Advance Gender Equality, Nutrition Security, and Climate Resilience

Call for Promising Practices to Advance Gender Equality, Nutrition Security, and Climate Resilience – due Oct 7 Complete our survey form for consideration here by Friday, October 7, 2017 Across sub-sectors of rural climate resilience – including social protection, disaster risk reduction, livelihood diversification, climate-smart agriculture, among others – what are promising approaches to address gender and nutrition in project >> Read more

EVENT: Gender mainstreaming in the Participatory Market Chain Approach (PMCA)

Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017 Time: 3.00 - 4.30 p.m. Central European Summer Time (CEST) Register for the webinar here. Purpose of webinar This webinar provides an overview of strategies and tools developed to make the “Participatory Market Chain Approach” (PMCA) methodology gender sensitive. The webinar begins with an introduction of the PMCA, explaining its conceptual framework and >> Read more