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

IFPRI Gender Methods Seminar: Good practices and lessons learned on gender and collective lands

Resource Equity with Landesa Presentation by Elisa Scalise and Renee Giovarelli, Co-founders of Resource Equity Chair: Agnes Quisumbing, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division Discussant: Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI Environment and Production Technology Division Monday, March 14, 2016, 12:00pm-1:00pm Please find instructions for joining virtually at the end of this message. Synopsis of the >> 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

IFPRI Gender Methods Seminar, Tuesday, July 28: Aspirations in Rural Pakistan: An Empirical Analysis

Aspirations in Rural Pakistan: An Empirical Analysis Presenter: Katrina Kosec Research Fellow, IFPRI Discussant: Jessica Heckert Associate Research Fellow, IFPRI Tuesday, July 28, 12:30pm-1:30pm EST Instructions for joining virtually are offered at the end of this message. Abstract: Aspirations are goals which people set and intend to achieve; they are increasingly being recognized as an >> Read more

IFPRI Gender Methods Seminar: The Impact of Microfinance on Factors Empowering Women: Regional and Delivery Mechanisms in India’s SHG Programme

Materials from the July 20, 2015 Gender Methods Seminar are now available online. Professor Ranjula Bali Swain presented at IFPRI on the impact of microfinance on women's empowerment, examining how the impact varies with respect to the location and type of group linkage of the respondent. The slides are available on the IFPRI Gender Slideshare site, >> Read more

Gender Methods Seminar: Gender, Power, and Decision-making in Southern Nyanza, Kenya

The IFPRI Gender Task Force invites you to a Gender Methods Seminar: Gender, Power, and Decision-making in Southern Nyanza, Kenya Presenter: Noora-Lisa Aberman Wednesday, June 17, 2015 12:30pm-1:30pm Slides and recording from the presentation are now available here. What types of research questions lend themselves to qualitative versus quantitative analysis?  This presentation will explore the >> Read more

IFPRI Gender Methods Seminar: Managing Risk with Insurance and Savings: Experimental Evidence for Male and Female Farm Managers in West Africa

Presented by Clara Delavallade, Research Fellow, IFPRI Markets, Trades, and Institutions Department The public is welcome to join the seminar via GoToMeeting (instructions below). The screencast of this event is available here, and the Powerpoint presentation here. Abstract: Despite growing policy interest in offering financial products to help rural households manage risk, the literature is still >> Read more

Gender Methods Seminar: Using Cognitive Testing and Vignettes in the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index

Today, IFPRI hosted a Gender Methods Seminar: Using Cognitive Testing and Vignettes in the Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI). Abstract: Presented by Katie Sproule and Chiara Kovarik, this Gender Methods Seminar will focus on lessons learned from two recent field tests done for the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI). Using the qualitative methods of >> Read more

Gender Methods Seminar today: Measuring Women’s Empowerment in Rural India Using Vignettes

Slides from the presentation are available at the end of this post. Abstract: Many development projects have empowerment as one of their goals or as a means to achieve other development goals. Yet, the measurement of empowerment has proved very difficult and is riddled with technical and conceptual problems. Current approaches to measurement of empowerment rely >> Read more