JOB OPPORTUNITY: Lead Technical Specialist on Gender, Targeting, and Social Inclusion (IFAD)

IFAD is  looking for a Lead Technical Specialist - Gender, Targeting and Social Inclusion to coordinate the implementation of the IFAD policies on targeting and gender equality and women’s empowerment. For more information, please read the vacancy announcement available here. Deadline: 14 June 2017

RESOURCE: IFAD’s new Glossary on gender issues

IFAD’s Language Services and the Gender Desk have launched a multilingual glossary that provides a harmonized vocabulary in Arabic, English, French and Spanish. It contains a multilingual listing of some 130 relevant terms and definitions. The common objectives are to enhance language use and standardize terminology of gender issues for IFAD documentation, publications and in >> Read more

EVENT: Step it up together with rural women to end hunger and poverty

FAO, IFAD, and WFP cordially invite you to the joint celebrations of 2017 International Women’s Day. The event will held on Wednesday 8th March 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m (Rome time) and webcast is open to participation: http://www.fao.org/webcast/home/en/item/4310/icode/ As the UN-wide theme for IWD 2017 is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by >> Read more

EVENT: Forum on Empowerment through Household Methodologies

Date: 27-29 June Venue: IFAD HQ, Italian Conference Room (webcast available) IFAD, Oxfam and Hivos are jointly organizing a "Forum on Empowerment through Household Methodologies" (Rome, 27 - 29 June 2016)  for practitioners and key players, with a special focus on Gender Action Learning System (GALS). The Forum will gather experts and champions in household methodologies, >> Read more

IFAD, FAO, and WFP celebration for International Women’s Day

The International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have the pleasure to invite you to join them in celebrating the 2016 International Women’s Day at WFP Headquarters in Rome, Italy. The joint International Women’s Day event will take place on Tuesday, 08 March 2016 from >> Read more

Materials available from IFAD event on Household Methodologies

Materials from the May 14, 2015 IFAD special event on Household Methodologies are now available through the following links: Household Methodologies Toolkit and other relevant documentation: Teaser -  An overview on Household Methodologies http://bit.ly/1DRPUly How To Do Note - Step-by-step guide on how to implement Household Methodologieshttp://bit.ly/1EltubU Infographic - Household methodologies: Change begins at home http://bit.ly/1EltubU IFAD >> Read more

Resource: Corporate-level evaluation on IFAD’s performance with regard to gender equality and women’s empowerment

The IFAD corporate gender evaluation is now accessible on the web and will be discussed at up-coming EB seminar (13 December) and EB session (14-16 December). http://www.ifad.org/gbdocs/eb/ec/e/65/EC-2010-65-W-P-4.pd