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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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New brief highlights gender-equitable pathways to achieving sustainable agricultural intensification

Women play an increasingly greater role in agriculture. Ensuring that they have opportunities—equal to those of men—to participate in transforming agriculture is a prerequisite for sustainable intensification. This brief states that strategies to promote women’s access to resources, strengthen their voices in collective decision making or increase their benefits, must be based on local social, economic, political and agroecological contexts and provides six…

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.

Gender assessment and learning review of the ASAP program is out!

This report presents the findings and recommendations from a gender assessment and learning review of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)’s Adaptation in Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP). This review is a reality-check into how ASAP-supported projects are translating project design commitments to gender equality and women’s empowerment into implementation practice.

Web conference: innovative approaches to gender and land tenure (February 23)

Join the Infopoint Lunchtime conference organized by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) on February 23 to learn more about the Innovative approaches to gender and land tenure. Presenters: Sabine Pallas, strategic communications, donor liaison & gender justice (International Land Coalition) and Esther Mwangi (principal scientist Center for International Forestry Research and team leader at Nairobi Hub).  

UN Women’s new flagship report promotes ‘gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’

UN Women’s new flagship report provides a comprehensive and authoritative assessment of progress, gaps and challenges in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from a gender perspective. The report demonstrates the importance of gender equality for all 17 SDGs and argues for an integrated and rights-based approach to implementation. It monitors global and regional trends in achieving the SDGs for women and…

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Conceptual framework: Gender, climate change, and nutrition integration initiative

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has developed a conceptual framework that integrates climate resilience, gender, and nutrition, with input from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its implementing partners. The purpose of the framework is to identify and describe key elements of resilience, while highlighting the linkages with gender and nutrition.

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

Vacancies

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

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 Specialist

ICIPE is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic quantitatively oriented Social Scientist with a strong interest in gender, to join its international team of highly qualified and motivated scientists to contribute to our goal of increasing the food security and health of all Africans. Applications will be accepted up to February 17 2017, or until the position is filled, whichever is earlier. Learn more…

Postdoctoral Fellowship — Rice University

The Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Rice University has announced two postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities or social sciences for scholars pursuing research on women, gender and/or sexuality in any of the following thematic areas: health; environment; urban studies; global economy; race; nation; feminist and/or queer theory.

Two internship positions at KIT, Royal Tropical Institute

KIT, the Royal Tropical Institute is looking to hire one Programme Assistant (full-time) and one Research Assistant (full-time). For more information about the positions and the application procedures, please click the links below: Programme Assistant (full-time) Research Assistant (full-time) General information about KIT Sustainable Economic Development and Gender can be found on: www.kit.nl/sed or https://www.kit.nl/gender/.