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Annual Scientific Conference

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosts 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 2018, the Scientific Conference and Capacity Development Workshop will be hosted by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) on their Ethiopia campus on 25 – 28th of September. Registration is now open for CGIAR staff (and will be for non-CGIAR participants from June 25).

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All Events

Apply now for AWARD’s Women’s Leadership and Management Course

Register now for the upcoming Women’s Leadership and Management Training Course facilitated by AWARD, African Women in Research and Development and hosted by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI). The training will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from September 30 to October 6, 2018.

Webinar on June 6th: Feminist pedagogies and training for gender equality: a paradox?

What makes the principles of feminist pedagogies feminist? Especially when they can in fact be applied in training in ways that contradict gender justice and social transformation. Moreover, if gender training intends to disrupt dominant understandings of “gender”, how does this harmonise with what is commonly understood as feminist pedagogies? KIT Royal Tropical Institute and UN Women Training Centre are pleased…

Seminar on safety nets and natural disaster mitigation in Odisha on June 7

To what degree can vulnerability to extreme weather events be mitigated by access to a rural livelihoods program, particularly with regard to the impacts on women? This World Bank seminar will present a paper that addresses this question through a natural experiment arising from two independent but overlapping sources of variation: exposure to a devastating cyclone that occurred in the…

Workshops

Registration open for UN Women Training: Enhance your skills as a Leader for Gender Equality and Women’s rights

The UN Women Training Centre announced the opening of registration to the course ‘Transformative Leadership: Leading for Gender Equality and Women’s Rights’. The course aims at strengthening capacities and knowledge of managers and organizational leaders to advance gender equality, women’s empowerment, and women’s rights. Registration deadline: 8 April 2018.

Training workshop on gender integration (photo credit: C.Nguyen / ILRI)

Bridging the Gender Gap in Livestock Projects in Vietnam and Cambodia

Two training workshops were held in January 2018 to develop the capacity of livestock researchers to integrate gender in livestock value chains in projects supported by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research in Vietnam, and the United States Agency for International Development in Cambodia. The key output of the workshops was an increased understanding by the researchers on areas in…

Esther Njuguna-Mungai interviewed during the annual scientific conference of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research

Participant perspectives

During this first scientific conference and capacity development workshop of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, we asked a small but diverse group of participants for their impressions. In the videos below, participants reflect on how such events affect partnerships and the CGIAR gender community, on participants’ demographics and on the sessions that stand out, amongst other questions.    All…

Webinars

CIP Rwanda Good Nutrition and Innovative Urban Farming Campaign (photo credit: CIP / H. Rutherford)

Webinar: Ensuring gender-responsive plant and animal breeding – A practical decision checklist

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosted the webinar ‘Ensuring gender-responsive plant and animal breeding – A practical decision checklist’ on Thursday May 17. The webinar was organized in collaboration with the Gender and Breeding Initiative (GBI) and the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB). Webinar recording webinar recording  Click on the link (left) and enter the password: gY45A2d8…

Women participating in a Nutrition event organized by self-help groups (photo credit: A. Arrieta / IFPRI)

Webinar: Pathways from women’s group-based programs to nutrition change in South Asia

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosted the webinar ‘Pathways from women’s group-based programs to nutrition change in South Asia: A conceptual framework and literature review’ on Wednesday May 9. The webinar was organized in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Webinar recording webinar recording  Click…

Women farmers in Central Asia (photo credits: N. Palmer / IWMI)

Webinar: Improving gender equity in irrigation – What approaches can improve participation and benefits for women?

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosted the webinar “Improving gender equity in irrigation – What approaches can improve participation and benefits for women?” on Tuesday March 13. The webinar was organized in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE). Webinar recording Missed the webinar? webinar recording Click on the button (left) and enter the password:…

Rakai farmers group (photo credit: John Baptist Wandera/CIFOR)

Webinar: Strengthening women’s tenure and rights to forests and trees and their participation in decision making

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosted the webinar “More than a seat at the table: Strengthening women’s tenure and rights to forests and trees and their participation in decision making” on Thursday February 8, 2018. The webinar was organized in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) and the Centre for International Forestry Research…

Webinar: Measuring empowerment of women and girls – the what and the how

Webinar: Measuring empowerment of women and girls – the what and the how

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosted the webinar “Measuring empowerment of women and girls: the what and the how” on Wednesday January 31, 2018. This webinar was organized in collaboration with KIT Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Webinar recording  Did you miss the webinar? Access the webinar recording by clicking here and enter the password Ar3cvP3h Webinar recording Presentation Please…