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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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Do shocks affect men’s and women’s assets differently? Evidence from Bangladesh and Uganda

This article examines the gender-differentiated impact of covariate and idiosyncratic shocks on assets by analyzing data conducted by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) from Bangladesh and Uganda. The findings suggest that the difference in the impact of the shocks affects men’s and women’s assets differently. Additionally joint or individually owned assets that are used to cope with shocks…

New portal supports women’s representation in African agricultural research

In this blog post, originally published by the Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators (ASTI) in partnership with African Women for Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) – announces and promotes ‘The Women in African Agricultural Research Data Portal’. This new portal serves as a single destination to find data, all the while supporting women’s representation in agricultural research. Read more here.

Vacancy – Cluster Leader for PIM’s Cluster 6.1

The CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) invites expressions of interest from CGIAR staff members to serve as Cluster Leader for PIM’s Cluster 6.1 (Gender, Agricultural Productivity, and Rural Transformation).  Terms of reference for the assignment are attached (or linked).  The staff member can be based at any CGIAR Center.  The selected Cluster Leader will work closely…

Engaging youth in agriculture: A strategy for RTB

In this blog, the CGIAR Research Program on Roots,Tubers and Bananas (RTB) reflects back on a two day meeting aimed at developing a joint vision on a youth strategy and research. In order to define the vision for RTB youth work will further conduct research on the involvement of young men and women in the rural economy and the cluster…

Webinar: Product profiling and gender in cassava breeding: An integrated approach

This webinar hosted by the Gender and Breeding Initiative will examine the integrated approach taken by the Next Generation Cassava Breeding (NEXTGEN Cassava) project to conduct cassava trait preference and gender profiling in Nigeria. The session will include presentations from two gender experts involved in the project followed by a moderated Q&A with the audience. Date and time: 26 July 2PM…

The Young Feminist Fund

FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund are accepting applications for a Climate and Environmental Justice special grants round, aimed at supporting young feminists, young women and trans* youth in continuing to play an active role in the global transition towards justice and sustainability. Deadline for submission is 23rd of July, 2017. Learn more here.

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research: Call for Proposals

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is calling for CGIAR research proposals on gender relations vis a vis technological and institutional innovation, with a specific focus on gender dynamics in seed systems. Proposals should be submitted before the close of business (CET) on August 18th, 2017. Learn more here.

Vitamin A status of rural women from Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra

This study sheds light on the high prevalence of vitamin A deficiency among rural women of reproductive age in Maharashtra, India. The study further emphasizes the need for immediate attention in order to avoid the serious health implications for these women and their offspring.

Vacancies

Vacancy – Cluster Leader for PIM’s Cluster 6.1

The CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) invites expressions of interest from CGIAR staff members to serve as Cluster Leader for PIM’s Cluster 6.1 (Gender, Agricultural Productivity, and Rural Transformation).  Terms of reference for the assignment are attached (or linked).  The staff member can be based at any CGIAR Center.  The selected Cluster Leader will work closely…

Vacancy: Gender and M&E Specialist

The International Potato Center (CIP) seeks an experienced Gender and M&E specialist, knowledgeable in the analysis of gender in agricultural development contexts and experienced in project monitoring and evaluation, to specifically support the implementation of the Gender Strategy and the M&E plan of the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB). Learn more here.

Vacancy: Postdoctoral Research Scientist

The postdoctoral Research Scientist will be based at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) at the Earth Institute of Columbia University in Palisades, NY. Learn more about the vacancy here.

Vacancy: Visiting Scientist at ICRISAT

The visiting scientist will be responsible for research on gender integration in plant breeding research. The Visiting Scientist will assess two case studies on ICRISAT sorghum and IITA cowpea breeding programs in West and Central Africa (WCA). The case studies will be conceptualized based on findings from a recent systematic review of Gender and Breeding literature and practice since the…

Vacancy: Gender Specialist

The World Vegetable Center is searching for a Gender Specialist to contribute as an individual consultant (about 25 days/year for a 4 year period) to an ACIAR-funded project evaluating the potential impact of mechanical mungbean harvesting on rural women and men in Myanmar and Bangladesh. Click here for more details.

Vacancy: Gender, Youth and Inclusion (GYI) Coordinator

WLE, the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems, is seeking an outstanding social scientist, with very strong development impact credentials, in the field of gender, youth and inclusion to take this work stream forwards. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the enthusiasm and inspiration to make WLE the place to go for evidence, insights and knowledge…

Tender Notice – KIT Gender Research Associates

The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) is looking for 4 research associates to contribute to the development of the “State of the African Woman” report. Preferred candidates would be specialised in gender and women’s rights, have experience with policy analysis and multi-country reviews and be active in regional and continental gender and advocacy networks in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Scientist, Gender, CIFOR, and CRP FTA

The Scientist, Gender will be responsible for coordinating the implementation of the CRP Forests, Trees, and Agroforestry (FTA) Gender Strategy in collaboration with gender resource persons in the CRP research centers and Scientists at CIFOR. They will support capacity building initiatives of CIFOR and CRP FTA Scientists to address gender in their research and to ensure continuous learning and improvement…