The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research will convene its first annual scientific conference and capacity development workshop December 5-8 2017 at KIT Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam. Here you can register, learn about the event, and find program updates.
To celebrate the International Day of Rural Women 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. Access our campaign here.
Join us for a webinar on “Rural youth and livelihood change” Thursday October 18 from 3.30 – 4.30PM CEST. This webinar is jointly organized by The CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) and the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research.
This working paper by CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) reviews climate change related policies and strategies in East Africa through a gendered lens. Findings show that all four countries include gender terms within their various policies, programs and plans. All the documents reviewed indicted that they were drafted after a gender analysis on climate risks, impacts and vulnerability.
This study by Bioversity International and FTA, together with partners, underscores the need to reframe the issue of ‘women’s participation’ to capture inequalities among women from different ethnic groups. The study concludes with recommendations for enhancing gender equality and social inclusion in JFM. Access the study here.