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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

Register now for the digital summit ‘Landscape transformation: what does power have to do with it?’

Tania Murray Li (University of Toronto), Philip Hirsch (University of Sydney), Derek Hall (Wilfrid Laurier University) will talk about the ‘powers of exclusion‘ framework for analyzing how different actors are able to control land and transform landscapes, and what happens when agendas conflict. The online summit will include discussions about gender and intersecting inequalities in landscape transformation. Date: 11 May,…

Agrilinks webinar: Overcoming gender barriers to accessing and using climate information services on April 25th

Register now for this webinar (on women and girls as powerful agents of resilience in the face of climate change. Krista Jacobs (United States Agency for International Development), Kristin Lambert (Mercy Corps), Elizabeth Bryan (International Food Policy Research Institute) and Tatiana Gumucio (Columbia University) will discuss gender-related differences in climate information needs, access and use, and the downstream effects of these differences…

PIM webinar: Women in agriculture – Four myths

The CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets organizes this webinar on April 11, 2018 – 10:00 AM TO 11:00 AM EDT. The webinar will focus on four gender myths: 1. 70% of the world’s poor are women; 2. Women produce 60 to 80% of the world’s food; 3. Women own 1% of the world’s land; and 4. Women are better stewards of…

ILRI Addis campus (photo credit: A. Habtamu / ILRI)

Annual Scientific Conference 2018 – Registration is now open for CGIAR staff

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is convening its second Annual Scientific Conference and Capacity Development Workshop on September 25-28, 2018 at the campus of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Registration for CGIAR staff is now open. Non-CGIAR staff will be able to register for the Scientific Conference and Capacity Development Workshop from June 25. Go to the…

Register now for the next PIM webinar: Women in agriculture: Four myths (11 April)

Cheryl Doss (University of Oxford), Agnes Quisumbing (International Food Policy Research Institute – IFPRI), Ruth Meinzen-Dick (IFPRI) will discuss four gender myths: (1) 70% of the world’s poor are women, (2) Women produce 60 to 80% of the world’s food, (3) Women own 1% of the world’s land; and (4) Women are better stewards of the environment.

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…

Interview of Gender Platform coordinator Rhiannon Pyburn

Introducing the first Annual Scientific Conference of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is organizing its very first scientific conference and capacity development workshop from 4-8 December 2017 on the premises of KIT Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam where the Platform is physically based. The conference brings together gender scientists from across all CGIAR research programs. The aim is to share research findings, exchange knowledge, and…

Webinars

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 hosts 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 is organized in collaboration with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Register for this webinar   Background and purpose of the webinar Improving the nutritional status of…

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…