EVENT: OECD Global Forum on Development in Paris

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW for the 2018 Global Forum on Development 5 APRIL 2018, OECD, PARIS Website: [www.oecd.org/site/oecdgfd]www.oecd.org/site/oecdgfd Contact: OECD.GFD@oecd.org Of the world’s 7.6 billion people, more than 4 billion are at a disadvantage in terms of health, education or economic opportunities only because they are young, a woman or both. This is everyone’s loss: the >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Special Projects Intern, HeForShe Initiative, UN Women

UN Women is seeking a candidate to perform stakeholder mapping and prepare outreach materials, briefing notes on strategic partners and potential donors, coordinate celebrity outreach efforts, plan HeForShe events, and manage sponsor databases. Preferred studies include law, human rights, international relations, politics, gender or a similar subject at the university level. Master’s or Ph.D. degree >> Read more

WEBINAR: Strengthening women’s tenure and rights to forests and trees and their participation in decision making

Purpose of the webinar Women farmers often undertake farming activities within irrigation schemes, and can even constitute the majority in smallholder irrigation schemes. However, for various reasons, women are often excluded from the governance and management of such schemes. This makes it difficult to achieve equity in outcomes from investments in irrigation. In turn, this >> Read more

NEW FROM IFPRI AUTHORS: GCAN-CSISA policy note

Happy International Women's Day! IFPRI authors have recently released a new GCAN-CSISA policy note. Emerging markets for agricultural machinery services in South Asia present opportunities to start new businesses and mechanize agriculture. Yet at first glance, female participation appears extremely low. Research from GCAN, CSISA, and CSISA-MI in Bangladesh offers insights for how to build >> Read more

EVENT: ASSAR webinar “Challenging assumptions about gender and climate adaptation: It’s not always what, or who, you think”

ASSAR (Adapation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions) is hosting a webinar titled "Challenging assumptions about gender and climate adaptation: It’s not always what, or who, you think" on March 14, 2018. Segments and presenters include: Gender as just one factor determining vulnerability Margaret Angula, University of Namibia Women’s agency and livelihood diversification Prathigna Poonacha, Indian >> Read more

NET RESOURCE: WLE asks “What’s the truth about the role of women in agriculture today?”

Our friends at the CGIAR Water, Land, and Ecosystems (WLE) Center assembled six different responses to the question "What’s the truth about the role of women in agriculture today?" in honor of International Women's Day tomorrow, March 8, 2017. If you would like to read more about this blog series, access all of WLE's materials >> Read more

EVENT: Role of Women in Peace and Development in London

Role of Women in Peace and Development 26th February 2018 Thursday 8th March 2018 from 09:30 to 14:30 (BST) Room (US.1.11) University Square Stratford, University of East London, London, United Kingdom REGISTRATION As part of our celebration of “International Women’s day” which is celebrated across the world to show the remarkable achievements pf women to the society. >> Read more

EVENT: Building Sustainability in McGovern-Dole Food for Education Programs

JOIN COUNTERPART INTERNATIONAL AND OUR PARTNERS U.S. Department of Agriculture International Solutions Group International Food Policy and Research Institute For a Discussion on Building Sustainability in McGovern-Dole Food for Education Programs RSVP here. OPENING REMARKS Jocelyn G. Brown, Deputy Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) United States Department of Agriculture MODERATOR Dr. Joan Parker, President and >> Read more

EVENT: Gender-Based Violence in Asia: Prevalence, Protection, and Perspectives from the Field

We do not have a record of your response to our invitation to this event. Will you attend? Please click the link below to RSVP. Gender-Based Violence in Asia: Prevalence, Protection, and Perspectives from the Field Featuring: Adrian Morel, Acting Regional Director, Conflict and Development, The Asia Foundation Sofia Shakil, Pakistan Country Representative, The Asia >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Post-Doctoral Research Associate to focus on the role of gender and youth along the peanut value chain

Under the recently awarded Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut Research (Peanut Lab), the University of Georgia is seeking candidates for a Post-Doctoral Research Associate to focus on the role of gender and youth along the peanut value chain. The candidate will be based in Athens, GA and will work as a member of >> Read more