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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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International Day of Rural Women 2018

To celebrate the International Day of Rural Women (IDRW) on October 15th, the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research illustrates how gender research in agricultural and natural resource domains is contributing to improving the lives of rural women.  Click here to access our campaign or click the photo below. To mark the International Day of Rural Women on October 15th, the CGIAR…

Empowering researchers to undertake gender responsive agricultural research in Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) organized a seven-day capacity development workshop for its gender focal points following a gender audit by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), with support from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA). Click to find out more about the audit and the…

Considering the varied experiences of rural women

In this blog by the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH), gender researchers reflect on the varying experience between and within countries, recognizing that gender, equity, and empowerment cut across borders.

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research - Newsletter third quarter 2018

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research Newsletter September 2018, issue 7

Welcome to the seventh issue of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research’s quarterly newsletter! We feature insights from the Platform Coordinator, recent peer-reviewed gender publications (with a special coverage on GENNOVATE), an overview of CGIAR gender research in action, links to upcoming and past webinars, and an exciting list of upcoming events including the next Annual Scientific Conference! Last, but…

Lone Badstue is Gender Research Coordinator for the CGIAR Research Programs on MAIZE and on WHEAT. She is also Gender Research Leader at CIMMYT (photo credit: CIMMYT)

The Pulse: Lone Badstue

What is on the minds of leading CGIAR researchers as they integrate gender perspectives in pursuit of system-wide objectives? I am concerned about who is able to learn about, try out, take up, adapt and benefit from the new agricultural knowledge and technologies that we produce in agricultural research-for-development (AR4D). And most of all, I am interested in how AR4D can…

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Webinar: Can micronutrient training create women’s demand for high-zinc rice? The case of Bangladesh

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is hosting the webinar ‘Can micronutrient training create women’s demand for high-zinc rice? The case of Bangladesh‘ on Friday October 19 (11am-12.30pm CEST). The webinar is organized in collaboration with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR Background Zinc is one of the key micronutrients required for children’s adequate growth. In Bangladesh,…

Senior gender specialist vacancy at IITA

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) seeks to recruit a Senior Gender Specialist to provide strategic leadership, develop capacities, and undertake gender mainstreaming and research in its various programs. Duty station: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Vacancy open until filled.

ACIAR, CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research and University of Canberra

‘Seeds of Change’ Annual Scientific Conference 2019 – call for papers open, registration opens soon

In 2019, the Annual Scientific Conference and Capacity Development Workshop will take a different approach with the ‘Seeds of Change‘ Conference. This conference, jointly funded by the Australia­­­n Centre for Agricultural Research, CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research and University of Canberra will take place on April 2-4, 2019 in Canberra, Australia. Call for papers, posters and panels The call for papers, posters and…

Vacancies

Senior gender specialist vacancy at IITA

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) seeks to recruit a Senior Gender Specialist to provide strategic leadership, develop capacities, and undertake gender mainstreaming and research in its various programs. Duty station: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Vacancy open until filled.

AWARD Pan-African Fellowships: Call for applications is open (closing date: 8 October)

The African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) Fellowship is a career development program initiated in 2008 to strengthen and sharpen the research and leadership skills of African women in agricultural science, empowering them to contribute more effectively to accelerating agricultural gains in Africa. The call for applications for the second round of the AWARD Pan-African Fellowship, which will commence…

Tanager seeks a Team Leader, Nutrition expert and a Gender expert (closing date: 15 September)

Tanager is seeking a Team Leader, Nutrition Expert, and Gender Expert for the Impacting Gender & Nutrition through Innovative Technical Exchange in Agriculture (IGNITE) project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This 5-year project will improve household nutrition and women’s empowerment by strengthening African institutions’ ability to integrate nutrition and gender in agriculture interventions and business practices.

International Livestock Research Institute vacancy: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Climate Change Scenarios for Livestock Systems (closing date: 25 August 2018)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a post-doctoral research fellow to lead work that explores possible future livestock development pathways in three focus countries (Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya). The post-doc will identify the key future drivers influencing livestock systems and analyse the effects of alternative livestock development pathways on local contexts with respect to gender issues, water…

IDRC fellowship: Agriculture and Food Security (deadline: 5 September 2018)

The Agriculture and Food Security (AFS) program of the International Development Research Center (IDRC) is looking for a research award recipient to conduct research on emerging critical trends in the agricultural sector within the context of increased productivity and reduction of post-harvest loss, rural economic development, improved food and nutrition security, and the empowerment of women. The research will contribute…

International Food Policy Research Institute position: Research Analyst I/II (open until filled)

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as Research Analyst I or Research Analyst II in its Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division (PHND). This is a two-year, exempt, fixed-term, renewable appointment. The position will be based in Washington, DC, with travel overseas. Final position title will be based on experience.  The successful candidate will work…