Ask the expert: Dr. Agnes Quisumbing on women’s land rights

The USAID Land Tenure and Property Rights Portal recently interviewed Agnes Quisumbing, Senior Research Fellow at IFPRI, about women's land rights. Read the interview here.

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

USAID, IFPRI, and Landesa Panel: Women, Land, and Food

On October 27, 2015, from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM, USAID, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Landesa will host a panel event to discuss the intersection of women's empowerment, land rights and food security at IFPRI's headquarters at 2033 K St NW, Washington, DC. The panel event is open to the public >> 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

IFPRI Gender Brown Bag: African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD): Can Capacity Building Be Measured?

The IFPRI Gender Task Force invites you to a Gender Brown Bag with: African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD): Can Capacity Building Be Measured? Presented by: Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenburg, Ph.D.,Director, AWARD Apollo Nkwake, Ph.D., Senior Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation, AWARD Tuesday, October 6, 2015 12:30pm – 1:30pm IFPRI, Conference Room 6A Instructions for joining virtually are >> 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

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

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