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.


Gender Nutrition Idea Exchange (GNIE)

Maintained by the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health, the Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange blog’s purpose is to provide researchers a space to ask questions on how to design, conduct, analyze and communicate research, and share new ideas, best practices, and general guidance on gender and nutrition research.

Gender Working Group of Dryland Systems

The gender working group of the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems. Its purpose is to exchange and coordinate research on gender and youth (agreed on a range of topics we work on in different action sites.

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

Webinar: Gender, climate change and agriculture

Webinar recording The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the Gender Platform co-hosted the webinar “Gender, climate change and agriculture” Thursday June 15. Click here to access the webinar recording, and enter the password pUndU8tK Presentations Click the images below to download the presentations.     Background The agriculture gender gap means men and women have differing…

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.

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…