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CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research

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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

Researchers and partners discuss progress on the project-level WEAI

In this soft launch event of the project-level Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (pro-WEAI), researchers had the opportunity to present the tool to practitioners in the field, and explore opportunities for partnership and further development. The WEAI team received valuable feedback to further improve the pro-WEAI for practitioners. For more information about the soft launch as well as the (pro-)…

Milk bar at Maai Mahiu, Kenya (photo credit: North Star Alliance)

Webinar: Gendered barriers and opportunities in milk trading in peri-urban Nairobi

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is hosting the webinar ‘Gendered barriers and opportunities in milk trading in peri-urban Nairobi‘ on Monday December 17 (3.00-4.30pm CET). The webinar is organized in collaboration with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH). REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR Background and purpose of this webinar…

Designing gender-sensitive and climate-smart technologies: a must for the future of Guatemalan agriculture

On October 11th researchers from the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), together with the Climate Change and Gender units of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food of Guatemala (MAGA, in its Spanish acronym), organized a workshop. The aim was to strengthen the capacities of national actors for the formulation and implementation of climate-smart agricultural technologies programs with a gender…

Symposium: What does it mean to ‘do gender’ in the CGIAR?

On Monday 5 November 2018, Wageningen University organizes a symposium on gender research within the CGIAR. The symposium will critically discuss the trajectory of ‘gender’ in the CGIAR, its different meanings over time, as well as reflections on the significance of integrating gender approaches into biophysical research. Click to find out more!

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

Milk bar at Maai Mahiu, Kenya (photo credit: North Star Alliance)

Webinar: Gendered barriers and opportunities in milk trading in peri-urban Nairobi

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is hosting the webinar ‘Gendered barriers and opportunities in milk trading in peri-urban Nairobi‘ on Monday December 17 (3.00-4.30pm CET). The webinar is organized in collaboration with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH). REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR Background and purpose of this webinar…

Nepali man with Peter Cronkleton's partner (photo credit: Carol J. Pierce Colfer, CIFOR/Cornell)

Webinar: Making sense of ‘intersectionality’

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosted the webinar ‘Making sense of ‘intersectionality’‘ on Thursday November 15 (3.00-4.30pm CET). The webinar was organized in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA). Webinar recording WEBINAR RECORDING Click on the link (left) and enter the password: mHqiZkM7   Background There is an increasing recognition within applied agriculture and natural…

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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 hosted 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 was organized in collaboration with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). Webinar recording WEBINAR RECORDING Click on the link (left) and enter the password: aQhDJjJ8 Presentation Can micronutrient training create women’s demand for…

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…