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News from CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research

Want to know what’s going on among platform members? Below you will find the latest news. To know more contact genderplatform@cgiar.org.

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Register now for the digital summit ‘Landscape transformation: what does power have to do with it?’

Tania Murray Li (University of Toronto), Philip Hirsch (University of Sydney), Derek Hall (Wilfrid Laurier University) will talk about the ‘powers of exclusion‘ framework for analyzing how different actors are able to control land and transform landscapes, and what happens when agendas conflict. The online summit will include discussions about gender and intersecting inequalities in landscape transformation. Date: 11 May,…

Magazine: Making gender work: Cultivating diversity

Last Friday AgriProFocus, together with its members, launched a one-off magazine about gender in the agri-food sector. This magazine focuses on the practical implementation of the available tools and knowledge. What are the obstacles in implementing gender strategies and how can we overcome these? What are the success stories and what can we learn from them? Click to read the online version of the magazine!

Blog: In REDD+ villages women say their well-being has declined

Climate change interventions in forest communities are still not getting it right when it comes to gender, a study has found. Striking new results from the Global Comparative Study on REDD+ (GCS REDD+) show that women in REDD+ sites feel worse off after interventions take place in their villages, compared with those in control sites.

Agrilinks webinar: Overcoming gender barriers to accessing and using climate information services on April 25th

Register now for this webinar (on women and girls as powerful agents of resilience in the face of climate change. Krista Jacobs (United States Agency for International Development), Kristin Lambert (Mercy Corps), Elizabeth Bryan (International Food Policy Research Institute) and Tatiana Gumucio (Columbia University) will discuss gender-related differences in climate information needs, access and use, and the downstream effects of these differences…

Africa RISING / SAIRLA

Help us test tools for the Africa RISING – SAIRLA project

The Africa RISING – SAIRLA project aims to provide decision-makers with detailed information about tools for analyzing the expected effects of agricultural projects on gender and age inequities. We are looking for organizations that have used gender analysis tools or youth analysis tools. Specifically, we are seeking collaborators who are willing to share information about the associated costs and benefits…

Vacancy: Scientist – Gender and Environment, closing date: May 13th

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a scientist – gender, livestock and environment to contribute to the research agenda linking environmental and social dimensions of livestock, especially in terms of climate change adaptation and mitigation. The successful candidate will join a growing team of environmental social scientists within the Sustainable Livestock Systems group, as well as receiving supervisory…

Vacancies

Vacancy: Scientist – Gender and Environment, closing date: May 13th

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a scientist – gender, livestock and environment to contribute to the research agenda linking environmental and social dimensions of livestock, especially in terms of climate change adaptation and mitigation. The successful candidate will join a growing team of environmental social scientists within the Sustainable Livestock Systems group, as well as receiving supervisory…

Vacancy: Senior Officer, Programs and Research – AWARD (application deadline: April 17)

African Women in Agricultural Research for Development (AWARD) seeks to recruit a Senior Officer, Programs and Research to coordinate the design and implementation of AWARD key programs, including activities related to AWARD fellowships initiatives; Gender Responsive Agricultural Research and Development (GRARD); Gender in Agribusiness Investments for Africa (GAIA) and other special initiatives spearheaded by AWARD.

PhD position with the Swedish University of Agricultural Science (deadline May 4)

The Department of Urban and Rural Development in Uppsala offers a PhD position within its Rural Development research cluster. The successful candidate will join the research project: “Improved disease control by community participation – the case of African swine fever in northern Uganda”. Even though not mentioned explicitly, a gender component would be most welcome.

Vacancy: Senior Research Assistant / Research Analyst

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is looking for a Senior Research Assistant (SRA) / Research Analyst (RA) for their Environment and Production Technology Division in Washington, DC. A successful candidate will provide research support to mixed methods (qualitative and quantitative) studies on natural resource management (NRM), with a particular focus on gender and institutional issues. Application deadline: Open until filled.

Vacancy: Gender and value chain scientist (deadline: March 27)

WorldFish is looking for a Gender and Value Chain researcher based in Cairo, Egypt to lead and contribute to the effective integration of gender analysis in the Egyptian research portfolio and to conduct impactful and innovative applied research on gender in fish value chains and fish agri-food systems. Please note: the position is only open to Egyptian nationals and the…

Vacancy: senior research assistant (deadline: open until filled)

The International Food Policy Research Institute  (IFPRI) seeks a highly-motivated Senior Research Assistant (SRA) to join the Development Strategy and Governance Division. The SRA will provide research support for quantitative studies on various topics related to public investment, political economy, agricultural transformation, agriculture-nutrition linkages, migration, employment and gender.

Consultancy: Establishing the Impact of Nutrition Related Activities of Accelerated Value Chain Development program (closing: 20 February)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a team of consultants/firm to conduct a comprehensive review of nutrition related results and strategy of the Accelerated Value Chains Development program. This review will include assessing progress with the nutrition impact pathways (production, income, women’s empowerment), and make recommendations for future action. Closing date: 20th of February