Special issue of Agri-Gender: The Journal of Gender, Agriculture, and Food Security

Special Issue on Gender and Policies, Markets and Institutions Editors: Jemimah Njuki and Cheryl Doss The Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security (Agri-Gender) is an international, open access, peer-reviewed and refereed journal published by the Africa Centre for Gender, Social Research and Impact Assessment. The main objective of Agri-Gender is to provide an intellectual >> Read more

Publication: Gender-specific Approaches, Rural Institutions and Technological Innovations

A new publication from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR), is available, titled: Gender-specific Approaches, Rural Institutions and Technological Innovations: Identifying Demand- and Supply-Side Constraints and Opportunities in Access, Adoption, and Impact of Agricultural Technological Innovations. >> Read more

Resource: Social Institutions and Gender Index

Social Institutions and Gender Index The Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) is a new composite measure of gender equality, based on the OECD’s Gender, Institutions and Development Database. It complements and improves existing measures in several ways. While conventional indicators of gender equality capture inequality more...

Publication: Stemming girls’ chronic poverty: Catalysing development change by building just social institutions

The Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC) is pleased to announce the release of the CPRC Gender report, Stemming girls' chronic poverty: Catalysing development change by building just social institutions. The report intends to feed into discussions on gender, poverty and the MDGs. With a focus on girls, chronic poverty and social justice, it aims to >> Read more

Funding: research on “Women’s rights and gender equality”

Norway has several RfPs available in order to strengthen Norwegian research on and for development in low- and middle-income countries as well as strengthen research capacity in these countries. There are opportunities available for research on “Women’s rights and gender equality” and “Globalisation of the environment, energy and climate research”. For more information

Database: The OECD Social Institutions and Gender Index

"The Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) is a new composite measure of gender equality, based on the OECD’s Gender, Institutions and Development Database. It complements and improves existing measures in several ways. While conventional indicators of gender equality capture inequality outcomes, the SIGI focuses on the root casus behind these inequalities. The SIGI introduces 12 >> Read more