JOB OPPORTUNITY: ICRISAT Scientist – Gender Research

For the full job posting and to apply, please visit ICRISAT's career website here. Lead the implementation of the overarching gender strategy for Tropical Legumes III, in all program target regions/countries Lead the design and development of methodological tools and frameworks for gender research Lead the identification and integration of gender-relevant research issues in the >> Read more

Training program for social scientists on gender and agriculture research

A training program on Researching Gender and Agriculture is being held in Nairobi over 2016. Applications are due at the end of February.  Participants are responsible for all costs. See the flyer for more information:  Researching Gender and Agriculture pdf

Blogpost: Gender research beyond fairy tales: we can still do more and better

Isabel Lambrecht, Associate Research Fellow at IFPRI’s office in Ghana, writes about her choice to investigate gender in agricultural technology adoption. In this blogpost for Economics that Matters, she shares some surprises from what she has learned asking the question central to her dissertation, do we get higher uptake of agricultural technologies if agricultural extension programs work with >> Read more

World Bank Group, SVRI To Fund Innovations To Prevent Gender-Based Violence

WASHINGTON, October 13, 2015--The World Bank Group and nonprofit Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) today announced an open call for funding proposals for work aimed at preventing gender-based violence in low- and middle-income countries. SVRI and the World Bank Group will provide grants of up to US$150,000 for innovations to prevent gender-based violence (GBV), a severe and neglected problem affecting more than >> Read more

Takeaways from twenty years of gender and rural development research at IFPRI: Closing gender gaps in agriculture through property rights and governance

The following blog by IFPRI gender experts Sophie Theis, Agnes Quisumbing, and Ruth Meinzen-Dick is the second in a four-part series leading up to the Policy Seminar on "Beijing +20 and Beyond: How Gender Research Is Changing the Landscape of Food Policy," to be held on October 14, 2015 at IFPRI's Washington, DC headquarters. This >> Read more

Takeaways from twenty years of gender and rural development research at IFPRI: Household decision making and women’s control over resources

The following blog by IFPRI gender experts Sophie Theis, Agnes Quisumbing, and Ruth Meinzen-Dick is the first in a four-part series leading up to the Policy Seminar on "Beijing +20 and Beyond: How Gender Research Is Changing the Landscape of Food Policy," to be held on October 14, 2015 at IFPRI's Washington, DC headquarters. The >> Read more

IFPRI Policy Seminar – Beijing+20 and Beyond: How Gender Research is Changing the Landscape of Food Policy

Beijing +20 and Beyond How Gender Research Is Changing the Landscape of Food Policy OCT 14, 2015 - 12:15 PM TO 01:45 PM EDT CLICK AND REGISTER Speakers: Marc Cohen, Senior Researcher, Humanitarian Policy, Oxfam America | Caren Grown, World Bank Group Senior Director, Gender | Agnes Quisumbing, Senior Research Fellow, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, >> Read more

Looking back to move forward: Celebrating 20 years of gender research at IFPRI

Originally posted at https://www.ifpri.org/blog/looking-back-move-forward JULY 1, 2015 by AGNES QUISUMBING My 20th anniversary of working at IFPRI coincides with the 20th anniversary of the UN World Conference on Women in Beijing, where then First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton proudly proclaimed that women’s rights are human rights. I had been hired to lead IFPRI’s research program on gender >> Read more