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

ICRW Announces 3rd Annual Paula Kantor Award

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is soliciting nominations for the third annual Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research. The 2017 award will be given to a young professional female researcher in order to recognize and honor outstanding achievement in the fields of gender equity and the empowerment of women and girls. Please visit >> Read more

Call for nominations: Women Transforming India Awards 2017

NITI Aaoyg, United Nations India and MyGov are pleased to invite you to the Women Transforming India Awards 2017: Breaking the Glass Ceiling. Women Transforming India Awards are given to women who are influencing positive change and breaking glass ceilings. We are looking for achievers, inspirational women - both young and experienced - change-makers, community leaders >> Read more

Call for papers: Migration, gender and agrarian change in the Global South

The International Water Management Institute has published a call for papers for a panel session on “Migration, gender and agrarian change in the Global South” at the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) conference from August 31st to September 2nd in London. Abstract: There are an estimated 214 million international labour migrants and 740 million internal labour migrants worldwide. The >> Read more