SPECIAL ISSUE: Gender perspectives in resilience, vulnerability and adaptation to global environmental change

Ambio Journal has released a special issue for Dec 2016 on  "Gender perspectives in resilience, vulnerability and adaptation to global environmental change" with the goal to offer a room for interdisciplinary and engaged research in global environmental change (GEC), where gender plays a key role in building resilience and adaptation pathways.  This special issue consist of 13 >> Read more

Agrilinks Webinar: Yes, G-CAN! Endorsing Food Security With Gender-Responsive and Climate-Resilient Agriculture

On November 10, 9:30am - 11:00am, Agrilinks will host a webinar on the Feed the Future Gender-Sensitive Climate-Smart Agriculture for Nutrition (G-CAN) initiative and how it aims to support USAID on the new USAID Global Food Security Strategy. Specifically, G-CAN plans to achieve the following outputs: A framework for integrating gender and nutrition into climate >> Read more

Gender Seminar @ IFPRI: Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) and Climate Resilient Agriculture

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 2:00pm-3:00pm EST Presented by Ms. Reema Nanavaty, Director, Economic and Rural Development, Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), Ahmedabad, India Please join us virtually. GoToMeeting instructions provided below.  Abstract:  The Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) is a member based organization of poor self-employed women, with a membership of over 2 million across 15 states >> Read more

Gender and Resilience Working Group Webinar Series

Please join us Thursday, January 14 at 10am EST for the next session of the Gender & Resilience Working Group Webinar Series. This webinar is part of a series being rolled out by the Gender & Resilience Working Group, which is led by Mercy Corp and Lutheran World Relief and involves many other organizations. The >> Read more

Gender and Resilience Workshop in Washington, D.C. on November 3

On Tuesday, November 3 staff from TOPS and TANGO International will host a Gender and Resilience Workshop in Washington, DC.  Participants will be given an overview of resilience capacities (absorptive, adaptive, and transformative) through a gender lens and will then have a chance to further examine the impacts through case studies looking at strategies, activities, >> Read more

New online discussion on Food Security, Gender Equality and Peace-Building

The Institute of Development Studies and the FAO are launching an online discussion as part of the Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition to better understand the potential interactions between food security, gender equality, and peace-building. The discussion will help to identify entry points for policy interventions that support food security and build resilience among men >> Read more

COP20: Climate change negotiators must consider the role of rural women

Outreach Magazine, a multi-stakeholder magazine on climate and development, has published a series of articles on climate change and gender for COP20, including a new post from Claudia Ringler, Deputy Director of IFPRI's Environment and Production Technology Division, on including women in the current climate change negotiations. She writes: As smallholder farmers in many parts of the world, women play >> Read more

The South Asia Women’s Resilience Index

The Economist Intelligence Unit has created a new index that finds that South Asian countries largely fail to consider the rights of women in their disaster risk reduction (DRR) and resilience-building efforts. The Women’s Resilience Index (WRI), commissioned by ActionAid, with support from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, assesses the extent of women’s >> Read more