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IFPRI's Gender Task Force recently released the organization's full gender strategy. You can access IFPRI's full gender strategy here.

CALL FOR PRESENTERS: Learning Forum about Gender and Cash-based programming in Africa

The Cash Learning Partnership is hosting a learning forum about gender and cash-based programming in Africa. There is a call for presenters, with more information accessible here. The deadline for submissions is December 17, 2017. Summary of event, copied from the call for presenters: This regional learning event will bring together people interested in gender, cash >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY Social Scientist at icipe in Nairobi, Kenya

icipe is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic quantitatively oriented Social Scientist with a strong interest in gender, to join our international team of highly qualified and motivated scientists to contribute to our goal of increasing the food security and health of all Africans. The position is tenable in Nairobi at the icipe Duduville campus. This >> 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

EVENT: Transforming Gender Inequality through Inclusive Dairy Value Chain Development

CARE Bangladesh will host a webinar on "Transforming Gender Inequality through Inclusive Dairy Value Chain Development" to share its unique experience and learning from Strengthening Dairy Value Chain Project. The webinar will replicate a Peer Learning Session held at the 2017 Women's Economic Empowerment Global Learning Forum, aiming to share insights on the status of gender inequality >> Read more

EVENT: The gender analysis process in Food For Peace development programs: Bridging the gap between consultants and implementing partners

The demand for gender analysis consultants is growing.  Earlier this year, TOPS distributed a survey to consultants and implementing partners to find out what each is seeking and where gaps exist in the gender analysis process.  During this one hour webinar, we will summarize the survey results and share resources to bridge the connection between >> Read more

EVENT: Forum on Women’s Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition

The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is organizing a Forum on Women’s Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition, which will take place at FAO  on 25 September 2017. The programme of the Forum is attached and further information can be found at this link. The Forum will be webcast and accessible at http://www.fao.org/webcast/en/ During >> 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

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

New from IFPRI authors: Researchers highlight gender and equity at the ANH Academy Week

Researchers gathered in Kathmandu, Nepal for 2017's ANH Scientific Symposium and Academy Week in early July. Many keynote addresses, presentations, and poster sessions discussed gender and equity. The following blog from Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) highlights many of the insights regarding gender and equity shared at the conference: Researchers highlight gender and equity >> Read more