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Note : this post is opened in the context of the Junior Professional Officer (JPO) scheme sponsored by the Government of the Netherlands and is addressed exclusively to candidates from developing countries . Candidates MUST BE NATIONALS OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES THAT APPEAR...
The 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13 – 24 March, 2017, will focus on the theme of “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work.” The Commission is one of the largest annual gathering of global leaders, NGOs, private sector...Read more
Please join the IFPRI Gender Task Force for a webinar with WorldFish and CARE on Thursday, February 16, 9:00am-10:00am EST... Read more
Designing and disseminating technologies through Agricultural Extension Services in a gender-responsive and nutrition-sensitive way can help extend the benefits of technologies like increased productivity, income, and food availability to both men and women. Join the Integrating Gender and Nutrition within Agricultural Extension Services (INGENAES) webinar to learn about a new methodology to...Read more
Building up a critical mass of gender expertise, especially among young scientists is crucial to ensuring mutual benefits for both poor women and men in the context of agricultural research for development. For the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network, a strategic partnership with Pennsylvania State University was the first in a series of initiatives...Read more
The World Bank Group (WBG) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Gender Specialist in Washington DC, United States. The Senior Gender Specialist is expected to provide support, tools and guidance for mainstreaming gender more effectively in GEF projects, policies, and activities. WBG has set two ambitious goals to push extreme...Read more
The Section Chief (EVAW) reports to the Director, Policy Division for strategic guidance and direction, and is responsible for leading the development of thematic work within the mandates of the Division.
The Policy Division staff is organised in Thematic Sections, bringing together technical experts who: undertake issues-based research; analyse data on country, regional or global...Read more
As progress is made in conceptualizing how agriculture can better contribute to nutrition, extension and advisory systems are often listed as potential vehicles for realizing nutrition-sensitive agriculture. Yet many agriculture extension agents lack nutrition knowledge, and rarely interact with women farmers. The INGENAES project endeavors to build the capacity of both public and private...Read more
On October 27, USAID, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Landesa will host a panel discussion to examine the intersection of women's empowerment, land rights and food security.
Throughout much of the developing world women have fewer rights and less access to one of the most important livelihood assets: land. While situations vary across countries and contexts...Read more
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is seeking a Director to spearhead its research publications on global agricultural development and food security. The Global Agricultural Development Initiative aims to provide new thinking on opportunities for the U.S. to advance sustainable, nutritious, and productive food systems in Africa and South Asia. Recent Council reports...Read more