JOB OPPORTUNITY: Gender, Youth, and Food Security Specialist, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congolese Nationals only) – Banyan Global

Banyan Global is a women-owned and managed, small international development consulting firm based in Washington, DC. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within six practice areas: health, finance and investment, enterprise development, gender, youth, and evaluation and learning. Since 2002, Banyan Global has managed 71 projects in 46 countries throughout the world. Banyan Global is seeking a >> Read more

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Issue of the journal Global Food Security – Oct 31 deadline

A special issue of the journal Global Food Security  on the significance of changes in gender inequality and gender relations for food security seeks papers that address questions of how food availability, access and quality are affected by inequalities in the ways men and women operate in farming, agricultural value chains or industry as farm >> Read more

EVENT: June 20, From citizen security to food security: a cross-sector discussion of violence in Central America

On June 20, 3:00-4:30 PM EST, InnovATE is sponsoring an online panel discussion on Agrilinks.org called "From Citizen Security to Food Security: A Cross-Sector Discussion of Violence in Central America." InnovATE began looking at this issue to investigate why youth, and young men in particular, were dropping out of the agricultural education system at alarming rates in Central >> Read more

CALL FOR PAPERS: India, Gender & Food Security Papers

CALL FOR POLICY BRIEFS/SHORT PAPERS Open Window:  12 MAY 2016 – 27 MAY 2016 The India Food Security Portal,facilitated by IFPRI, is organizing a one day workshop on Gender and Food Security in India to be held on August 29 in New Delhi. As noted in a recent blog, women’s participation in food production often goes unrecorded but >> Read more

New online discussion on Food Security, Gender Equality and Peace-Building

The Institute of Development Studies and the FAO are launching an online discussion as part of the Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition to better understand the potential interactions between food security, gender equality, and peace-building. The discussion will help to identify entry points for policy interventions that support food security and build resilience among men >> Read more

Webinar: Enhancing Nutrition and Food Security During the First 1000 Days through Gender-Sensitive Social and Behavioral Change

Enhancing Nutrition and Food Security During the First 1000 Days through Gender-Sensitive Social and Behavioral Change brought to you by the CORE Group SBC Working Group    Details Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am, Eastern Location Adobe Connect Presenter Megan Ivankovich, Program Officer, WI-HER LLC Dr. Taroub Harb Faramand, President and Founder, WI-HER LLC >> Read more

Launch of the Journal of Gender, Agriculture, and Food Security

The inaugural issue of the Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security is now available: http://www.agrigender.net/index.php Agri-Gender is an international, open access, peer-reviewed and refereed journal. The main objective of Agri-Gender is to provide an intellectual platform for international scholars to publish their research work on gender, agriculture and food security.

Brief: Gender and Food Security – Towards gender-just food and nutrition security

This BRIDGE Cutting Edge Overview Report makes the case for a new, gender-aware understanding of food security, arguing that partial, apolitical and gender-blind diagnoses of the problem of food and nutrition insecurity is leading to insufficient policy responses and the failure to realise the right to food for all people. Showcasing effective and promising existing >> Read more

Launch of online portal for Gender and Social Inclusion Toolbox

Earlier this year, the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) together with partners, launched a Gender and Social Inclusion Toolbox for development research via a live-streamed event. We’ve now put the final touches on a platform dedicated to the toolbox, found here, which we encourage you to check out! Here >> Read more

Policy Brief: Women and Food Insecurity

The UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) is dedicated to supporting research that promotes social justice and equality and disseminating it widely. I am writing today to share with you CSW’s recently initiated publications series rethinking public policy on gender, sexuality, and women’s issues. Each CSW Policy Brief presents research in support of >> Read more