CGIAR Gender

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research


On gender and agriculture: webinar series

This webinar series on issues related to gender and agriculture was developed in collaboration with CGIAR Research Programs and partners. It is designed as a knowledge sharing tool to facilitate exchange among members of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research. The objectives are: (1) to promote knowledge sharing and (2) to increase the visibility of CGIAR gender research.

Upcoming webinars for 2018:

January 29, 2018 (TBD): A Framework for Measuring Women’s Empowerment, to be presented by Anouka van Eerdewijk at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam.

January 31, 2018: More than a seat at the table: Strengthening women’s tenure rights and participation in decision making and benefits, organized by Esther Mwangi at the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).

February 19, 2018: Improving gender equity in irrigation: What approaches can improve participation and benefits for women?, organized by Nicole Lefore at the CGIAR Research Program in Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI).

March 27, 2018: Gendered Perspectives on Agricultural Innovations Adoption in Egypt, organized by Dina Najjar at the CGIAR Research Program on Wheat and the International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).



Webinar: Design elements for gender-responsive breeding

The CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) and CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research will jointly organized the webinar “Design elements for gender-responsive breeding” Thursday 21 September. Access the webinar recording here.

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…

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.

Agrilinks webinar

Join this special webinar on November 10 and discover how the Feed the Future Gender-Sensitive Climate-Smart Agriculture for Nutrition (G-CAN) initiative aims to support USAID on the new Global Food Security Strategy. Speakers include Claudia Ringler, Elizabeth Bryan and Timothy Thomas from IFPRI.

Closing the gender data gap for agricultural policy and investment

This webinar by partner Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP) was held October 4, 2016 and addressed the issue of closing the gender data gap in agriculture to make women visible for implementing and tracking progress in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), so that “no one is left behind.” It was hosted by Jennie Dey de Pryck, GFAR/GAP Senior Gender Adviser, and moderated…

Data sharing

Webinar: Data sharing   Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016 Time: 08:30 a.m. UTC +5   Background The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) provides support on communications, data and information management to the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network. A key component of this initiative is to provide data and information management tools and systems to support the needs and requirements of the network…

Indicators of gendered control over agricultural resources

The purpose of this webinar is to discuss the main goals and contributions of the recently released working paper , the key criteria used to select indicators, and whether, it is possible to define simple, robust indicators of gender gaps in use and control over resources that are likely to impact and be affected by agricultural innovation.

Collecting sex-disaggregated agricultural data through surveys

Entitled “Collecting sex-disaggregated agricultural data through surveys,” this webinar was based on the research conducted by the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Speakers provided definitions related to sex-disaggregated data and gender analysis, gave an overview of the role of gender in five broad research areas commonly addressed…

Gender considerations in today’s post COP 21 environment: what’s missing?

The first in a new webinar series on issues related to gender and agriculture developed by the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security. The purpose of this webinar was to identify what is missing in terms of gender considerations at the policy level in today’s post…