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

AWARD Women’s Leadership and Management Course

Register now for the “Women’s Leadership and Management Course”, delivered by African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) from October 29 – November 04, 2017. The course will be hosted by the International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) at their campus in Hyderabad.

Innovations to support Climate Information Services (CIS) Uptake

African Climate Policy Center (ACPC) has posted a call for climate information services (CIS) innovations. Selected innovations will be presented on the sidelines of the 7th Climate Change and Development in Africa conference (CCDA-VII), which will be held on 11-13 October 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya. The deadline for submitting entries is the 28th August 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.

Changing sorghum breeding in Mali through gender insights

Register now for the upcoming webinar titled “Changing sorghum breeding in Mali through gender insights”, hosted by the CGIAR Gender and Breeding Initiative. The webinar will take place 23 August 3 – 4PM CEST. Click here for more information.


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…