JOB OPPORTUNITY: Join the IFPRI gender team! Hiring Senior Research Assistant/Research Analyst

SUMMARY: Provide support to qualitative research and gender analysis for several research projects in PHND and to IFPRI’s Gender Task Force To read the full job description and apply, click here.   TITLE:                       SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT/RESEARCH ANALYST LOCATION:              WASHINGTON, DC DIVISION:                 POVERTY, HEALTH, AND NUTRITION REPORTS TO:          AGNES QUISUMBING, PHND POSTING DATE:     MARCH >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: UNICEF Gender and Development Specialist

To read the full job posting and apply, please visit the UNICEF website. The closing date is February 12. Purpose of the Position Within the context of UNICEF's overall strategic priorities, research undertaken at OoR-Innocenti currently incorporates a strong analysis of gender issues across all areas of work. The Office now aims to strengthen this capacity >> Read more

EVENT: The Birdsall House Conference on Women Nov 2-3

  The Birdsall House Conference Series on Women will hold a two day conference on November 2-3 to identify and bring attention to leading research and scholarly findings on women's empowerment in the fields of development economics, behavioral economics, and political economy. On November 2nd, academics, private sector representatives, and policymakers will discuss the potential of >> Read more

EMPLOYMENT: East Africa Gender Data Research with DataShift

Call for researchers: East Africa Gender Data Research DataShift is seeking researchers to assess gender data availability, quality and comparability in Kenya and Tanzania; related to SDG 5 and other related targets and indicators in the SDGs framework. Interested? Read the full terms of reference and apply by 31 August 2016. http://civicus.org/thedatashift/news/call-for-researchers-east-africa-gender-data-research/

PRESENTATION: Gender, Agriculture, and the Environment: From “Zombie Facts” to Evidence

Four "zombie myths" continue to haunt us in the field of gender and agriculture. This presentation looks at the evidence on women and i) the feminization of poverty, ii) food production, iii) land ownership, and iv) proclivity to environmental stewardship. Presented by Ruth Meinzen-Dick at Penn State University, June 2016. For more information about IFPRI's Gender >> Read more

New grant equips researchers to advance gender-responsive agricultural research in sub-Saharan Africa

GREAT (Gender-responsive Researchers Equipped for Agricultural Transformation) is a new project that will equip researchers to create more inclusive and effective agricultural systems by addressing the priorities of both women and men in sub-Saharan Africa.   Achieving greater parity among women and men in sub-Saharan Africa so they more equally share the benefits of agricultural research >> Read more