Gender in Agriculture Partnership Special Issue: Gender in GCARD3

The Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP) has released a Special Issue of the GAP Newsletter on the occasion of the third Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD3), Johannesburg, 5-8 April 2016, considering the question, Why are Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment critical to strengthen Agriculture-Nutrition Linkages? Read the newsletter here.

IFPRI Gender Brown Bag: African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD): Can Capacity Building Be Measured?

The IFPRI Gender Task Force invites you to a Gender Brown Bag with: African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD): Can Capacity Building Be Measured? Presented by: Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenburg, Ph.D.,Director, AWARD Apollo Nkwake, Ph.D., Senior Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation, AWARD Tuesday, October 6, 2015 12:30pm – 1:30pm IFPRI, Conference Room 6A Instructions for joining virtually are >> Read more

New publication on agricultural R&D in Africa: Promoting Women’s Participation in Agricultural Research

by Nienke Beintema, Head of the Agricultural Science & Technology Indicators (ASTI) initiative, IFPRI While the number of female researchers employed in the agricultural research and development (R&D) in Africa south of the Sahara (SSA) has increased substantially in recent years, women are still significantly underrepresented in many countries. This is one of the findings >> Read more