#WomenFlourish Twitter Chat – March 8, International Women’s Day

Join Bread for the World, Feed the Future, Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the International Food Policy Research Institute for a twitter chat at 10:30am on March 8. Follow along and contribute to the conversation with the hashtag #WomenFlourish.

BLOG: Mapping The Chain: Looking Beyond Production For Inclusive Agriculture Development

In a new blogpost on Microlinks, "Mapping The Chain: Looking Beyond Production For Inclusive Agriculture Development," Krista Jacobs and Jenn Williamson share some good insights reflecting on Feed the Future's first phase. A key lesson learned from the first five years of Feed the Future is that providing access to inputs or knowledge of agriculture production >> Read more

Agrilinks Webinar: Yes, G-CAN! Endorsing Food Security With Gender-Responsive and Climate-Resilient Agriculture

On November 10, 9:30am - 11:00am, Agrilinks will host a webinar on the Feed the Future Gender-Sensitive Climate-Smart Agriculture for Nutrition (G-CAN) initiative and how it aims to support USAID on the new USAID Global Food Security Strategy. Specifically, G-CAN plans to achieve the following outputs: A framework for integrating gender and nutrition into climate >> Read more

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

New publication: What dimensions of women’s empowerment matter for nutrition in Ghana?

Abstract: This paper investigates linkages between women’s empowerment in agriculture and the nutritional status of women and children using 2012 baseline data from the Feed the Future population-based survey in northern Ghana. Using a new survey-based index, the women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index, we conduct individual-level analyses of nutrition-related indicators including exclusive breastfeeding, children’s dietary diversity >> Read more