CALL FOR ABSTRACTS & PAPERS: Agrilinks and Gender in Food Security

This November, Agrilinks is highlighting the importance of gender in food security. We’d like to invite you and your networks to contribute content on the topic. We will explore what development practitioners have learned about implementing gender-sensitive programs and policies. We hope you'll contribute with a blog post, event, discussion, sharing technical resource, or posing >> Read more

IFPRI IN THE NEWS: Borlaug’s Passion for Agriculture and Why it’s Needed Right Now

A recent blog from the World Food Prizes's 'The Borlaug Blog' mentioned the IFPRI's Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI). as a new development toward measuring women-specific issues in agriculture. You can read the whole blog by clicking here.

EVENT: Can Small-Scale Irrigation Empower Women? Webinar OCT 31

From USAID's Feed the Future Date:  Tuesday, October 31, 2017  Time:  9:30-11:00 am EDT  Location:  Online Can small-scale irrigation empower women? This is one of the critical questions that the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Small-Scale Irrigation (ILSSI), led by Texas A&M University, has set out to investigate. Despite the unique needs, roles, and norms that >> Read more

NEW FROM IFPRI AUTHORS: Women’s land rights are key in poverty reduction – but more needs to be done to link the two

In honor of International Rural Women's day on October 15, 2017, IFPRI's Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Agnes Quisumbing, and Sophie Theis wrote a blog post for Place. In the blog, they discuss why women's land rights are essential to poverty reduction. You can read the full blog post here.

NET RESOURCES: CGIAR Campaign for International Day of Rural Women

IFPRI is one research center member of CGIAR, a global partnership for research on agriculture and development. The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research celebrated the International Day of Rural Women (IDRW) October 15th by launching a campaign illustrating how CGIAR gender research contributes to improved livelihoods for rural women. In the campaign, eleven CGIAR gender scientists reflect on research, strategies and >> Read more

EVENT: Webinar for Gender Roles in Water Scarcity-induced Migration

Please register before 16 October by sending an e-mail to providing your name, surname and affiliation. The GEF recognizes gender equality as an important goal in the context of its projects. Based on this, IW:LEARN has included in its fourth cycle a gender sub-component “Promotion of Gender Mainstreaming in the GEF IW Portfolio”, with the scope of achieving >> Read more


Oxfam has three new job opportunities. Click the titles below for job descriptions and instructions for how to apply. Grants and Funding Management Coordinator Extractives Industries Policy Adviser Food Security and Climate Justice Adviser 

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 ( and Forum >> Read more

EVENT: Brown Bag Lunch on Women’s Land Rights at the World Bank on October 25

The Agriculture Global Practice, the Land Thematic Group and the Gender and Rural Development Community of Practice (GENRD) invite you to join us for a presentation and discussion of IFPRI’s work on Women’s land rights as a pathway to poverty reduction: A framework and review of available evidence by Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Agnes Quisumbing, Cheryl R. Doss, and Sophie >> 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