CGIAR Gender

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research

Good practices

This space documents good practices via current knowledge, resources and related communities across CGIAR that are working towards better integrating gender across their research activities.

Blog posts

Bioversity International’s gender research fellowship programme

The overarching goal of Bioversity International’s Gender Research Fellowship Programme was to strengthen the capacity of researchers to conduct participatory gender-responsive research in the field of forest genetic resource use and management. The knowledge generated was intended to contribute to developing conservation and management guidelines that are more equitable and effective in their outcomes. The success of the Programme was…

On gender and plant breeding

Addressing gender differentiated preferences in development oriented research like plant breeding is vital for ensuring that both poor women and men can be empowered, so that they can benefit tangibly from the adoption and sustained use of CGIAR innovations, resulting in more gender-equitable distribution of food and income.

Related events

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 Measuring…

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…