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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 2019, the Scientific Conference and Capacity Development Workshop will be hosted by the University of Canberra on 2 – 4th of April. Registration will open on October 15 – the call for papers, posters and panels is already open!

2019 Annual scientific conference and capacity development workshop

2018 Annual scientific conference and capacity development workshop

2017 Annual Scientific Conference and Capacity Development Workshop

2016 Annual Meeting

2015 Annual Meeting

 

All Events

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International Day of Rural Women 2018

To celebrate the International Day of Rural Women (IDRW) 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.  Click here to access our campaign or click the photo below. To mark the International Day of Rural Women on October 15th, the CGIAR…

Empowering researchers to undertake gender responsive agricultural research in Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) organized a seven-day capacity development workshop for its gender focal points following a gender audit by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), with support from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA). Click to find out more about the audit and the…

Considering the varied experiences of rural women

In this blog by the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH), gender researchers reflect on the varying experience between and within countries, recognizing that gender, equity, and empowerment cut across borders.

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Webinar: Can micronutrient training create women’s demand for high-zinc rice? The case of Bangladesh

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is hosting the webinar ‘Can micronutrient training create women’s demand for high-zinc rice? The case of Bangladesh‘ on Friday October 19 (11am-12.30pm CEST). The webinar is organized in collaboration with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR Background Zinc is one of the key micronutrients required for children’s adequate growth. In Bangladesh,…

Workshops

GRIT training, with Eileen Nchanji first from left (photo credit: GRIT)

GRIT 2018: Did I meet my objective?

By Eileen Nchanji (International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Nairobi, Kenya) After joining the CIAT/PABRA (Center for International Tropical Agriculture/Pan African Bean Alliance), I was on the lookout for collaborations with gender scientists, especially from CGIAR. However, I was not successful. Last month, I received an invitation to attend the third Gender Research and Integrated Training (GRIT) workshop with gender and…

Intersectionality (image credit IWDA)

Complexity of intersectionality: relevance to African research

By Eileen Nchanji (International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Nairobi, Kenya), Lilian Nkengla (International Crop Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics, Bamako, Mali) and Susan Ajambo (Bioversity Internationa, Kampala, Uganda). One of the courses we were taught during the Gender Research and Integrated Training (GRIT) workshop focused on intersectionality. As the course went on we realised that the society and institution we…

Unpacking masculinities workshop IWMI (photo credit: WLE)

Why we need to discuss masculinity in the water sector

In the development sector, including water, gender is generally misunderstood as ‘by women and for women.’ Similarly, gender equality can sometimes be perceived as something to be achieved through fixed quota systems in user associations. Conversations about cultural and social structures that privilege ‘masculine’ qualities over ‘feminine’ ones are rarely brought into the equation. The question needs to be asked…

GRIT training (photo credit: E. Nchanji)

Connecting social and natural sciences: GRIT experiences from the field

By Eileen Nchanji (International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Nairobi, Kenya), Lilian Nkengla (International Crop Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics, Bamako, Mali) and Susan Ajambo (Bioversity Internationa, Kampala, Uganda). The Gender Research and Integrated Training (GRIT) program is a three-year collaborative program between Pennsylvania State University and CGIAR. This collaboration has led to various training courses aiming to see interdisciplinary teams…

Webinars

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Webinar: Can micronutrient training create women’s demand for high-zinc rice? The case of Bangladesh

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is hosting the webinar ‘Can micronutrient training create women’s demand for high-zinc rice? The case of Bangladesh‘ on Friday October 19 (11am-12.30pm CEST). The webinar is organized in collaboration with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR Background Zinc is one of the key micronutrients required for children’s adequate growth. In Bangladesh,…

Planting Gnetum (photo credit: CIFOR / Ollivier Girard)

Webinar: ‘Women’s land: Beyond “access” to rights’

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosted the webinar ‘Women’s land: Beyond “access” to rights‘ on Friday September 7. The webinar was organized in collaboration with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Webinar recording Click on the link (left) and enter the password: xE8gqZW7 Presentation Women’s land rights as a pathway to poverty reduction: A framework and review of available evidence from…

Nepalese woman (photo credit: M. Elias)

Webinar: GENNOVATE, a qualitative comparative study on gender norms and agency in agricultural and environmental innovation – Study concepts and methodology

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosted the webinar ‘GENNOVATE, a qualitative comparative study on gender norms and agency in agricultural and environmental innovation – Study concepts and methodology’ on Thursday July 12. The webinar was organized in collaboration with Bioversity International and GENNOVATE. A follow-up webinar will be organized over a few months. Watch our webinars page for more information! Webinar…

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…