RESOURCE: Special Issue on Masculinities in Water Governance

CGIAR's Water, Land, and and Ecosystems supported the development of a special issue of Engineering Studies that focused on masculinities in water governance. You can access WLE's articles, and those from other contributors, here.

New from IFPRI authors: What happens after technology adoption? Gendered aspects of small-scale irrigation technologies in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Tanzania

Authors: Sophie Theis, Nicole Lefore, Ruth Meinzen-Dick, and Elizabeth Bryan Paper available for download here. Abstract: A wide range of agricultural technologies are promoted to increase or stabilize yields and incomes, improve food security or nutrition, and even empower women. Yet a gender gap in adoption remains for many agricultural technologies, even for those that are promoted >> Read more

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special issue of Transnational Corporation

This is a call for papers for a special issue of UNCTAD's peer-reviewed journal, Transnational Corporation. Multinational enterprises in the agricultural and extractive sectors are increasingly adopting voluntary guidelines for economic, social, and environmental responsibility along their supply chains, but these initiatives have moved slowly and unevenly to address gender inequities and inequalities in the communities where they operate. The issue will focus on the policies, laws, sustainability standards, guidelines, and certification criteria that shape the gendered outcomes >> 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

Global Donor Platform for Rural Development’s new report on women’s economic empowerment in agribusiness

The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development recently released a new report, "Women's Economic Empowerment and Agribusiness: Opportunities for the Gender Transformative". The report was created to understand to what extent donor-supported agribusiness programs engage with the gender transformative agenda. The report also identifies lessons learned from existing approaches and proposes areas for future donor >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Senior Policy Analyst/Team Leader

The OECD is recruiting a Senior Policy Analyst/Team Leader - (Gendernet) to lead work of the OECD Development Directorate on Gender and Development. If you have relevant experience in this area, and would like to have a direct impact on enhancing gender equality in developing contexts, OECD would like to hear from you! The deadline >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: LPI/RITD-Consultancy service on developing framework on formulation and implementation of harmonized land policies in the IGAD region

The Land Policy Initiative (LPI) was established in 2006 as an initiative comprised of the African Union Commission (AUC), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB). LPI has been engaged in mainstreaming land in the strategies and programmes of continental and regional institutions as part of the implementation of the >> Read more

Call for applications: Rights and Resources Initiative conference

The Rights + Resources Initiative is hosting the "Reducing inequality in a turbulent world: Scaling up strategies to secure indigenous, community, and women’s land rights" conference in Stockholm, Sweden October 4 - 5, 2017. They just opened a call for applications to present in the conference's Innovation Zone - an area of the conference dedicated to >> 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

Call for Proposals: Global Affairs Canada and Climate Change

Global Affairs Canada issued a call for proposals on “Program of Development and Adaptation to Climate Change of Irrigated Crops in Senegal”. The program aims to improve the socio-economic well-being and resilience of households in agriculture, with an emphasis on women and youth. Applications are invited from experienced and qualified Canadian organizations and consortia that may >> Read more