CGIAR Gender

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research

Events

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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

Webinar: Gender, climate change and agriculture

The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender research will jointly host a webinar June 15 that will critically examine linkages between gender, climate change, and agriculture. More information to follow soon.

New cereal grain breeding course to focus on gender-responsiveness

Sign up your cereal grain research team by June 9 to participate in the new Gender-responsive Cereal Grain Breeding course offered by GREAT, in Kampala, Uganda. Gender-responsive Researchers Equipped for Agricultural Transformation (GREAT) courses equip researchers to create more inclusive and effective agricultural systems by addressing the priorities of both women and men in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Courses are intensive,…

Call for papers – Tropentag 2017

The annual interdisciplinary conference on research in tropical and subtropical agriculture, natural resource management and rural development (TROPENTAG), organized by the University of Bonn, will be held from 20 – 22 September in Bonn. This year’s conference theme is “Future Agriculture: Social-ecological transitions and bio-cultural shifts,” with special emphasis given to agroforestry systems with contributions of this year’s CGIAR feature partner,…

The Impacts of Commercialization in Agriculture and Forestry on Women’s Decent Employment

Join CIFOR and partners in a discussion on the challenges and opportunities – and potential limits – to rural women’s economic empowerment in the face of increasing commercial interests in rural land, food crops and other agricultural commodities. Based on the latest research findings, this event will highlight how the expansion of commercial agriculture and forestry is changing the world of…

Workshops

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.

The “must-have” features of gender-responsive plant or animal breeding

Important deficits in evidence and a lack of practical guidelines are holding back breeding programs from becoming more gender-responsive. This knowledge gap was the impetus for the Gender, Breeding and Genomics workshop organized by the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network in Nairobi from October 18-21, 2016. The workshop aimed to stimulate active cross-fertilization of ideas from different breeding, genomics…

Annual Meeting 2016

CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network Annual meeting 1-4 November, 2016, CIAT Headquarters, Cali, Colombia

Webinars

Webinar: Gender, climate change and agriculture

The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender research will jointly host a webinar June 15 that will critically examine linkages between gender, climate change, and agriculture. More information to follow soon.

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…

Measuring Gender Trans- formative Change in Agriculture

In this webinar, CARE and WorldFish Center jointly present a literature review of promising indicators and tools for measuring gender-transformative change in agriculture, along with some practical case studies and the implications of applying such approaches in practice.