EVENT: Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Learning Forum, May 23-25

The SEEP Network is hosting an international convening on women’s economic empowerment in market systems. The forum will bring together thought leaders and contributors in the field of women’s economic empowerment facilitating dialogue amongst leading stakeholders, building global learning connections, and promoting effective practice and policy. Read about the event and register here. 

EVENT @ ADB: Gender Equity Through Legal Literacy in Asia (Dec 6, 2016)

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST,  ADB North American Representative Office, 900 17th Street NW, Suite 900 Add to Calendar   The Asian Development Bank's Irum Ahsan will share her takeaways on why an organic, "outside-the-box" and balancing the scale, approach is needed to achieve a more inclusive society in Asia and >> Read more

EVENT@IFPRI, November 30: Gender Bargaining Power: Are We Producing Meaningful Empirical Work?

The IFPRI Gender Task Force invites you to a Gender Methods Seminar: Gender Bargaining Power: Are We Producing Meaningful Empirical Work? Presented by Professor Mieke Meurs, American University Discussant: Agnes Quisumbing, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI Wednesday, November 30, 12:00pm-1:00pm Please join us virtually. GoToMeeting Instructions provided at the end of this message. Abstract: Over the >> Read more

EVENTS: Gender Events at the World Conservation Congress

IUCN has compiled a calendar of gender themed events here at the at the World Conservation Congress in September.

Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Small-Scale Irrigation: Technical Workshops on gender and irrigation

Reposted from the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Small-Scale Irrigation (ILSSI) website. Upcoming workshops in Ghana (April 13-14) and Tanzania (April 20-21) will carry forward this dialogue and forge new networks of government agents and practitioners working at the interface of gender and irrigation. If you work in these countries and would like more information >> Read more

How Women Can Maximize the Nutrition and Health Benefits of Irrigation for All

In a new A4NH Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange post, Elizabeth Bryan builds on the agriculture-nutrition framework to examine the gendered pathways through which small-scale irrigation can affect nutrition and health outcomes. Read the blogpost here.  Also, in case you missed it: In response to increasing interest in how health has bearings on the gender-agriculture-nutrition framework, A4NH organized a seminar >> Read more

A4NH/IFPRI Gender Seminar: Gender, Agriculture, and Health: Tracing the Links

UPDATE: Recording of the screencast and presentations are now available on Slideshare. The CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) and the IFPRI Gender Task Force invite you to: Gender, Agriculture, and Health: Tracing the Links Three 15-minute presentations from: Kelly Jones on livelihood shocks and sexual health Research Fellow, Markets, Trade, >> Read more

International Forum for Women’s Food Leadership

October 27-28, 2015 1957 E Street NW, 6th Floor, Lindner Family Commons Organized by the Women’s Food Leadership Initiative in collaboration with the Global Gender Program of George Washington University This two-day public event brings together women food leaders from Latin America and Africa, food policy professionals, and academics to discuss what works in promoting women’s >> Read more

Ask Ag About… M&E for Gender Integration

Agrilinks Online Discussion on Thursday, Sept. 10 // 12:00-1:00 pm EDT This month’s Agrilinks “Ask Ag” online discussion will explore monitoring and evaluation for gender integration in agriculture and food security projects. We’ll be featuring a team of experts from the USAID Bureau for Food Security that specializes in M&E and gender. Participants and organizations are >> Read more

Agricultural biodiversity, value chains and women’s empowerment event at Milan Expo (Sept 17)

Bioversity International is hosting an event at the Milan Expo, September 17, 10:30 – 18:30.  Did you know that women and agricultural biodiversity are closely linked? Every day, women grow, harvest, process, cook, buy or sell a diversity of food and agricultural products to sustain their families, contributing to the conservation of agricultural biodiversity while feeding >> Read more