CGIAR Gender

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research



Annual scientific conference

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research will host annual scientific conferences to bring together gender scientists from across all CGIAR research programs. The aim is to share research findings, exchange knowledge and, to identify and progress on system-wide research priorities. In 2017, the scientific conference will be combined with a capacity development workshop in the last quarter or the year.

2016 Annual Meeting

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All Events

Engaging youth in agriculture: A strategy for RTB

In this blog, the CGIAR Research Program on Roots,Tubers and Bananas (RTB) reflects back on a two day meeting aimed at developing a joint vision on a youth strategy and research. In order to define the vision for RTB youth work will further conduct research on the involvement of young men and women in the rural economy and the cluster…

Webinar: Product profiling and gender in cassava breeding: An integrated approach

This webinar hosted by the Gender and Breeding Initiative will examine the integrated approach taken by the Next Generation Cassava Breeding (NEXTGEN Cassava) project to conduct cassava trait preference and gender profiling in Nigeria. The session will include presentations from two gender experts involved in the project followed by a moderated Q&A with the audience. Date and time: 26 July 2PM…

The Young Feminist Fund

FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund are accepting applications for a Climate and Environmental Justice special grants round, aimed at supporting young feminists, young women and trans* youth in continuing to play an active role in the global transition towards justice and sustainability. Deadline for submission is 23rd of July, 2017. Learn more here.

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research: Call for Proposals

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is calling for CGIAR research proposals on gender relations vis a vis technological and institutional innovation, with a specific focus on gender dynamics in seed systems. Proposals should be submitted before the close of business (CET) on August 18th, 2017. Learn more here.


Countdown to ANH Academy Week 2017: Learning Lab on Measuring Women’s Empowerment

The Agriculture, Nutrition & Health (ANH) Academy in partnership with the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition will jointly host the 2nd Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy week and the 5th Annual Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition (Nutrition Innovation Lab) Agriculture-Nutrition Scientific Symposium on 9-13 July 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The ANH Academy and the Nutrition…

GRIT workshop 2017

In 2017, the The Gender Research and Integrated Training (GRIT) workshop, led by Penn State University will take place from June 4-23.

CGIAR Diversity and Inclusion Conference

To be held on February 2 & 3 at ICRAF headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya the purpose of this conference is to draw attention to the areas where there is still room for improvement with respect to (gender) diversity and inclusion and to find ways together to work on these improvements both in research and in the workplace.

CGIAR 2030: Training for Change

CGIAR 2030: Training for Change begins with a ½-day of workshop for leaders in leading and managing organizational change followed by a two-day workshop for existing teams or working groups of leaders, biophysical researchers and gender researchers.


Webinar: Gender, climate change and agriculture

CAAFS and the Gender Platform co-hosted the webinar “Gender, climate change and agriculture” Thursday June 15. Click here to access the webinar recording and download the presentations.

Webinar: A new type of gender training

To be held on March 2, 2017 from 3.00-4.00 P.M. IST and led by the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecossytems, this webinar will walk participants through the purpose and use of the manual, including implementation experiences from one of the field trainers. The current manual is simply a starting point, as the designers hope to accrue feedback…