CGIAR Gender

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research

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AgriGender Journal

Special ‘GENNOVATE’ issue of the Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security out!

The September 2018 (Volume 3, Issue 1) of the Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security (Agri-Gender) is dedicated to the GENNOVATE initiative. Several years of research have gone into this special issue which features papers introducing GENNOVATE, its field methodology, capacity to innovate, gendered aspirations, normative climate shaping agency, and community typology.

Time for CGIAR gender scientists to partner internally and externally towards achieving SDGs?

How can the CGIAR gender collective play a bigger role in global monitoring of the SDGs?

The UN Women’s 2018 flagship report on gender and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offers a framework to monitor each of the 17 goals of the SDGs from a gender perspective, and takes stock of that performance to date. In this short blog post series, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett (Gender Coordinator for the Center for International Forestry Research – CIFOR) analyzes this…

UN Women SDG monitoring report "TURNING PROMISES INTO ACTION: GENDER EQUALITY IN THE 2030 AGENDA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT"

UN Women’s 2018 flagship report on gender and the SDGs: What’s in it for gender researchers?

The UN Women’s 2018 flagship report on gender and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offers a framework to monitor each of the 17 goals of the SDGs from a gender perspective, and takes stock of that performance to date. In this short blog post series, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett (Gender Coordinator for the Center for International Forestry Research – CIFOR) analyzes this…

The making of a decision: Women’s voice in the management of cocoa in coastal Ecuador

In this conference paper, Trent Blare (World Agroforestry Center) and Pilar Useche (University of Florida) describe how and why households are more likely to manage agroforestry parcels when women are wealthier, receive welfare payments and are willing to pay more for ecological services. The authors conclude that interventions to strengthen women’s economic position by granting them equal property and inheritance…

Female farmer (photo credit: CCAFS / N.Sigtia)

Identifying hotspots for gender-focused climate-smart interventions

In a recently published paper, “Woman in agriculture, and climate risks: hotspots for development,” by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), ‘hotspots‘ for climate risks and women in agriculture have been identified. The intention of the study is to inform policy makers and development practitioners on which geographic regions should be prioritized, based on necessity,…

Gender in climate smart agriculture module in the updated FAO Sourcebook

The recently updated Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Sourcebook synthesizes recent evidence and experiences with climate smart agriculture. The gender module identifies opportunities for future gender-responsive climate smart agricultural investments and interventions. Among other topics, it covers gender analysis for CSA interventions, gender-responsive CSA data and indicators, enabling policies and institutions for gender responsive CSA etc.

Gender parity and inorganic fertilizer technology adoption in farm households: Evidence from Niger

This book chapter seeks to address the gap in understanding the role of gender parity in inorganic fertilizer technology adoption in Niger. Following the the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) approach for household parity indicators, it appears that gender parity in the household affects negatively the adoption of inorganic fertilizer. Accompanying measures are needed to correct this negative effect…