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AIC Advocacy: Report from the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

From 2017-18, the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry undertook a study regarding the potential impacts of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors. AIC participated in this study in September 2017. Today, the Committee’s final report was made public.  It includes a number of recommendations relevant to our […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – December 2018 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: The 5th Global Science Conference on Climate Smart Agriculture 2019 – Abstracts will be accepted until February 28th, 2019. Conference dates and location: 8-10 October 2019 | Bali, Indonesia. For a transformation to succeed, […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – November 2018 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Webinar: Making sense of ‘intersectionality’ – Do you want to learn more about gender research in agriculture and natural resource management? Check out the webinar on “Making sense of ‘intersectionality’”, by CGIAR Collaborative Platform […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – October 2018 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Advancing Women Conference- East – OCTOBER 15 & 16 2018, Niagara Falls, Ontario, with optional wine tour on October 14. Whether you are a student studying agriculture at a university or college, producer, rancher, […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – September 2018 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Agriculture Mentorship Program in Manitoba – Application deadlines – mentors: August 31, 2018; mentees: September 28, 2018 The Agriculture Mentorship Program began in the 2017-2018 academic year and is modelled after the success of […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – July 2018 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Open Online Course on Gender and Environment – UN CC:Learn has launched a new Open Online Course on Gender and Environment. The different modules deal with diverse topics such as biodiversity, climate change or […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – June 2018 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Call for Fellowships for Early Career Women Scientists now open – In partnership with UNESCO’s Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), the IDRC / CRDI announced the first call for […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – May 2018 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Scholarship from Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation – Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation awards six $2,500 scholarships annually to Canadian Grade 12 students who are entering into an accredited agriculture college or university. Scholarships are awarded to […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – April 2018 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: New funding opportunity for gender equality and climate change – IDRC is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity aimed at fostering effective, long-term climate action to reduce social inequality, promote greater gender parity, and […]

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Canadian Foundation for Innovation: Yielding impacts from investments in agricultural research in Canada

In collaboration with AIC, the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has released a study analyzing the impacts from investments in agricultural research. As part of this study, AIC contributed a report: An Overview of the Canadian Agricultural Innovation System – April 2018.  This report provides an overview of the Canadian agricultural research landscape in order […]

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