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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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RTB and PIM collaborate to make value chain work gender responsive

With the aim of making postharvest work more inclusive, effective and equitable, RTB teamed up with the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions and Markets (PIM) to support efforts to integrate gender into value chain approaches, tools and interventions

Filling the gaps in gender and agroforestry

New release: A special issue of the International Forestry Review on Gender in Agroforestry, in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA).

On gender & agriculture

The first in a series of knowledge sharing initiatives is this curated list of news items from with the CGIAR and beyond, related to the broader theme of gender and agriculture. Aimed at a wider audience and just recently launched, this weekly round-up is an example of how information on related resources and research activities can be shared across the…

Closing the gender gap in climate-smart agriculture

Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) has become a central concept shaping action and bringing together constituencies at the global level on agriculture and climate change. In essence, climate-smart agriculture pays explicit attention to how interventions i…

What do rural women in Colombia really need?

The new brief explains the situation of rural women in the context of Colombia’s internal armed conflict. Correspondingly, it reports on Colombia’s agricultural sector and on rural women’s role as agricultural producers, access to productive resources, and mechanisms of political participation.

Vacancies

Call for proposals: gender dynamics in seed systems, gender dimensions of access to high quality non-hybrid seed for African smallholders

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research together with the Integrated Seed System Development (ISSD) released a call for research proposals that look into sustainable business models for seed distribution reach the diversity of farmers engaging in smallholder production, including both women and men of different social categories. Click to find out more!

Vacancy: women’s leadership trainer

Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is looking for a Consultant Trainer to support the #VALUE4HER programme that seeks to improve the leadership capacity of women business leaders and owners. Deadline for applications: 7 October. Click for more information.

IWMI is looking for a gender consultant (closing date: 28 August 2019)

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) on behalf of the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems is seeking highly skilled gender consultant experts to strengthen capacity on gender transformative approaches of selected WLE projects and teams in ways that align with the program’s research for development guiding principles. Click to learn more!

Apply for the Meryl Williams fellowship (closing date: 15 September 2019)

Applications are open for the Meryl Williams Fellowship: a 15-month women’s leadership program, funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). This first offering of the Meryl Williams Fellowship is now open to emerging women leaders in agricultural R&D in Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Laos, Papua New Guinea and Vietnam.

Internship vacancy at the International Water Management Institute (closing date 15/8)

The Social Equity and Sustainable Agriculture Intern will work under the supervision of the WLE/IWMI Gender, Youth and Inclusion Lead to support evidence gathering, proposal development, communications and outreach. S/he will work as a core member of the Gender, Youth and Inclusion team to coordinate and facilitate development of key special issues, policy briefs, workshops and webinars that further the…

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Vacancy: Gender and NRM consultancy. Closing date: July 30

The CGIAR-NRM Governance and Rights chapter author team are looking for a consultant to contribute to a book chapter that will analyse rights to land, aquatic and natural resources management (NRM) in feminist theory, development policy, interventions and global policy guidelines.  Deadline for applications: 30 July. Activities will take place between 15 August – 30 September. Click for more information about the…

Post-Doctoral Fellow vacancy in Value Chains and Gender (closing date 28 July)

WorldFish is looking for a Post-Doctoral Fellow to design and implement value chain, gender and markets research, including ensuring effective gender integration and leading the development of high quality science outputs (e.g., briefs, blogposts, and journal articles). The position is based in Lusaka, Zambia. Click for more information.