PUBLICATION: Addressing gender in agricultural research for development in the face of a changing climate: Where are we and where should we be going?

A new paper in International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability assesses the research agenda on gender in climate resilient agricultural development. The article is available on the International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability's website, here. Authors: Patricia Kristjanson, Elizabeth Bryan, Quinn Bernier, Jennifer Twyman, Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Caitlin Kieran, Claudia Ringler, Christine Jost, and Cheryl Doss Abstract: Agricultural development >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Social Development (Gender) Specialist with the Climate Investment Funds – World Bank

A new staff position available at the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), based at the World Bank in Washington, D.C..  Information on the CIF is available at http://www-cif.climateinvestmentfunds.org/ *We are recruiting a Social Development (Gender) Specialist (GF-level):  the position has been advertised externally on the World Bank jobs website (Job No. 170027). The selected candidate will >> Read more

SPECIAL ISSUE: Gender perspectives in resilience, vulnerability and adaptation to global environmental change

Ambio Journal has released a special issue for Dec 2016 on  "Gender perspectives in resilience, vulnerability and adaptation to global environmental change" with the goal to offer a room for interdisciplinary and engaged research in global environmental change (GEC), where gender plays a key role in building resilience and adaptation pathways.  This special issue consist of 13 >> Read more

Special Issue of Gender, Technology, and Development: Gender, Climate Change and Agriculture

The Journal of Gender, Technology, and Development has a special issue on gender, climate change, and agriculture, with articles free for download! Articles touch on ICT, cookstoves, climate smart agriculture, micro-insurance, and more.

BLOG: Why does paying attention to gender matter for climate change adaptation?

This blog post by Elizabeth Bryan, Patti Kristjanson, and Claudia Ringler summarizes recent research by IFPRI on gender and climate change under the CGIAR Program for Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security. Click here to read why gender matters for climate change adaptation.

EMPLOYMENT: Gender Postdoctoral Fellow – Livestock Plus (CIAT)

Gender Postdoctoral Fellow- Livestock Plus CIAT is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to address the key research question: How can Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) be designed and implemented to promote inclusiveness, social equity and decrease existing gender gaps? The Postdoctoral Fellow will be expected to work closely with a team of researchers from CIAT and >> Read more

Event, May 4: More gender equality and justice in climate action

You are warmly invited to an event with CDKN, ODI, Practical Action Consulting and the Institute for Development Studies: ‘More equality and justice in climate action’ Date: 4th May 2016, at Overseas Development Institute, 203 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8NJ 14:00 – 15:30 UK time (GMT+1) with international livestreaming, followed by a reception Please register to attend in >> 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

Why paying attention to gender matters for climate change adaptation

By Elizabeth Bryan, Patti Kristjanson, and Claudia Ringler Until recently, there has been little evidence supporting the need to focus on the gendered dimensions of agriculture and climate change. Why? Because few researchers have been talking to women in agriculture as well as men--both of whom contribute to solving the food security challenges posed by >> Read more

Does Uganda sufficiently address gender inequalities in climate policies? (via CCAFS)

The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) together with partners International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), recently released an Info Note analyzing Uganda's climate and development policies from a gender perspective. Feel free to explore the following resources: Download Info Note: Gender and >> Read more