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CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research

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Do you want to be updated about gender research across CGIAR? Our quarterly newsletter features links to selected publications, reports about the webinars organized by the Platform and upcoming events. Be sure to be updated and subscribe to our mailinglist.

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CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research - Newsletter third quarter 2018

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research Newsletter September 2018, issue 7

Welcome to the seventh issue of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research’s quarterly newsletter! We feature insights from the Platform Coordinator, recent peer-reviewed gender publications (with a special coverage on GENNOVATE), an overview of CGIAR gender research in action, links to upcoming and past webinars, and an exciting list of upcoming events including the next Annual Scientific Conference! Last, but…

Lone Badstue is Gender Research Coordinator for the CGIAR Research Programs on MAIZE and on WHEAT. She is also Gender Research Leader at CIMMYT (photo credit: CIMMYT)

The Pulse: Lone Badstue

What is on the minds of leading CGIAR researchers as they integrate gender perspectives in pursuit of system-wide objectives? I am concerned about who is able to learn about, try out, take up, adapt and benefit from the new agricultural knowledge and technologies that we produce in agricultural research-for-development (AR4D). And most of all, I am interested in how AR4D can…

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CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research Newsletter June 2018, issue 6

Welcome to the sixth issue of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research’s quarterly newsletter! We feature insights from the Platform Coordinator, recent peer-reviewed gender publications, an overview of CGIAR gender research in action, links to upcoming and past webinars, and an exciting list of upcoming events including our Annual Scientific Conference! In this issue, we also feature a couple…

Vivian Polar (photo credit: V. Polar)

The Pulse: Vivian Polar

The CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) is developing technological innovations that harness the potential of RTB crops to improve food security, nutrition, income and climate change resilience for men and women smallholders.  In many countries, it is women who produce and process RTB crops. These innovations can thus have a tremendous impact on their livelihoods. RTB…

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research Newsletter March 2018, issue 5 (photo credit: Ollivier Girard / CIFOR)

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research Newsletter March 2018, issue 5

Welcome to the fifth issue of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research’s quarterly newsletter! We feature insights from the Platform Coordinator (including the CGIAR campaign for International Women’s Day), recent peer-reviewed gender publications, an overview of CGIAR gender research in action, links to upcoming and past webinars, and an exciting list of upcoming events including our Annual Scientific Conference! In…

Esther Njuguna-Mungai (photo credit: ICRISAT)

The Pulse: Esther Njuguna-Mungai

Building on the work of three phase 1 CGIAR Research Programs: Grain Legumes, Dryland Cereals and Dryland Systems, the CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes and Dryland Cereals (GLDC) officially launched on February 14, 2018, in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the Chair of the Governing Board of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid…

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research - Newsletter #4

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research Newsletter December 2017, issue 4

Welcome to the fourth and final issue of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research’s quarterly newsletter for 2017! The newsletter features a message from the Platform coordinator, highlights of gender research across CGIAR, links to selected publications, reports about the webinars organized by the Platform, and upcoming webinars and events. Bimbika Sijapati Basnett from the Center for International Forestry…

The Pulse: Bimbika Sijapati Basnett

Bimbika Sjiapati Basnett from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) reflects on lessons learned from attending the Annual Scientific Conference organized by the CGIAR Collabrative Platform for Gender Research. The Conference took place in Amsterdam on December 5 and 6, 2017.

The Pulse: Ranjitha Puskur

Curious as to how the CGIAR Research Program on Rice and International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) engage with the topic of gender, technology, and institutions? Learn more here.