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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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Gender and Social Inclusion Researcher vacancy (position open until filled)

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is seeking a dynamic, pro-active, resourceful and results-oriented social scientist with a keen interest in social equity and gender transformative research for development to join its Socio-Economics Program in South Asia. Screening and follow up will begin 22 June 2018.

PhD Fellowships: Pathways between livestock and human nutrition – collating the evidence on assumptions (closing date: 25 May 2018)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is collaborating with the Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) by offering up to five PhD fellowships in 2018 to women through a co-funding arrangement. ILRI, through its capacity development portfolio, will provide an opportunity for successful candidates to undertake quality research for development.

Gender research at CGIAR (image credit: ILRI)

CALL FOR PAPERS: Scientific Conference September 25-27, 2018

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is convening its second Annual Scientific Conference and Capacity Development Workshop on September 25-28, 2018 at the campus of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Scientific Conference will take place on September 25-27, and the Capacity Development Workshop on September 27-28. Please register for the conference HERE and find out more!  …

Social scientist for gender studies vacancy

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is looking for a social scientist to conduct research into the impact of the rural exodus of male workers from rice cultivation in the Philippines. The institute is seeking to systematically incorporate this development and gender-specific consequences into its research projects and aims to translate research findings more effectively into practice with a view…

Canadian perspectives on the 2018 Global Food Policy Report: Building women’s empowerment and food security

“To achieve gender equality, we need to address social and economic power imbalances—especially for rural women who often face exclusion, vulnerability to exploitation, harmful practices, biases, and even conflict and violence,” Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Parliamentary Secretary to Canada’s Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, said at the May 1 event, Canadian perspectives on the 2018 Global Food Policy Report. Read more…

Vacancies

Gender and Social Inclusion Researcher vacancy (position open until filled)

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is seeking a dynamic, pro-active, resourceful and results-oriented social scientist with a keen interest in social equity and gender transformative research for development to join its Socio-Economics Program in South Asia. Screening and follow up will begin 22 June 2018.

PhD Fellowships: Pathways between livestock and human nutrition – collating the evidence on assumptions (closing date: 25 May 2018)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is collaborating with the Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) by offering up to five PhD fellowships in 2018 to women through a co-funding arrangement. ILRI, through its capacity development portfolio, will provide an opportunity for successful candidates to undertake quality research for development.

Social scientist for gender studies vacancy

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is looking for a social scientist to conduct research into the impact of the rural exodus of male workers from rice cultivation in the Philippines. The institute is seeking to systematically incorporate this development and gender-specific consequences into its research projects and aims to translate research findings more effectively into practice with a view…

New fellowships for early career women scientists | Call for applications (deadline: August 31)

The Early Career Women Scientists (ECWS) fellowship is a prestigious award of up to USD 50,000 offered to women who have completed their PhDs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects and are employed at an academic or scientific research institute in one of the listed Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs). Deadline for completed online applications is 31…

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.