JOB OPPORTUNITY: IFPRI Senior Research Assistant/Research Analyst with Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH)

Summary: Support evaluation & learning, and integration of gender, equity and empowerment research. To apply, please visit www.ifpri.org, click on “Jobs” and then click on “Other Positions” to link you to Position #17-102 –Senior Research Assistant/Research Analyst, A4NH. IFPRI VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT:                                   >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: ICRISAT Scientist – Gender Research

For the full job posting and to apply, please visit ICRISAT's career website here. Lead the implementation of the overarching gender strategy for Tropical Legumes III, in all program target regions/countries Lead the design and development of methodological tools and frameworks for gender research Lead the identification and integration of gender-relevant research issues in the >> Read more

BLOGPOST: Reach, benefit, or empower: Clarifying gender strategies of development projects

This month on A4NH’s Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange, Sophie Theis and Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Research Analyst and Senior Research Fellow in IFPRI’s Environment and Production Technology Division (EPTD), introduce a framework that differentiates the strategies that agricultural development projects use to address gender, and discuss the importance of classifying a project’s approach according to whether it reaches, benefits or empowers >> Read more

BLOG: Women’s access to land in Ghana: Are we asking the right questions and are we drawing the right conclusions?

Originally posted on the Engendering Data Blog, maintained by the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets By Isabel Lambrecht, IFPRI With increased recognition of the importance of gender in development, researchers now often collect data disaggregated at the individual or intra-household level, sometimes with a great amount of detail involved. Yet, once in a >> Read more

PUBLICATION: Measuring women’s empowerment in agriculture

The Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) is the first comprehensive and standardized measure of women’s empowerment and inclusion in the agricultural sector. WEAI is being used in the monitoring and evaluation of USAID’s Feed the Future Initiative in 19 countries. As of August 2016, at least 57 external organizations had used the WEAI in >> Read more

WEBINAR: Data and information management tools for the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network

WEBINAR: Data and information management tools for the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 Time: 09:00 a.m. EST Background: The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) provides support on communications, data and information management to the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network. A key component of this initiative is to provide data and information >> Read more

Webinar: Gender considerations in today’s post COP 21 environment; what’s missing?

February 22, 2016 at 10:00 am EST Register here: bit.ly/1TXgOEj The first in a new webinar series on issues related to gender and agriculture, developed by the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network in collaboration with CGIAR Research Programs and partners, this webinar focuses on what’s missing in terms of gender considerations in today’s post >> Read more

Event: ILRI Workshop on Gender & Market-Oriented Agriculture–Research to practice

An ILRI workshop on Gender and Market-oriented Agriculture is scheduled from January 31st to February 2nd in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The workshop’s objectives are: 1)To bring together researchers, practitioners, private sector and donors that have been working on efforts to promote market oriented agriculture in which gender is an integral component, to share lessons 2) >> Read more

Multimedia: Short AWARD films on ‘Inspiring Impact’

Three inspiring stories from AWARD (African Women in Agricultural Research & Development) Fellows, showcasing agricultural innovations serving rural women in Sub-Saharan Africa. For more information about the AWARD Fellowship, please visit: http://www.awardfellowships.org/ English [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQqxasp1Gno] French Subtitles [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2G14Zylxdwo] A video about the AWARD program featuring a visit from Hilary Clinton and Tom Vilsack [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0Q2ZEA42zM]

Publications: Female Participation in African Agricultural Research and Higher Education New Insights

Authors: Nienke Beintema and Federica Di Marcantonio This report presents the results of an in-depth benchmarking survey on gender-disaggregated capacity indicators, covering 125 agricultural research and higher education agencies in 15 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. This is the first study of its kind to present detailed human resources data on female participation in agricultural science, >> Read more