CGIAR Gender

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research



The role of gender norms in access to agricultural training in Chikwawa and Phalombe, Malawi

Based on qualitative research conducted in Chikwawa and Phalombe in Malawi, this article from the International Potato Center (CIP) discusses how gender relations shape men and women’s access to and participation in agricultural training. The article finds that the perception of men as household heads and women as carers or helpers who are illiterate often has implications on women’s ability…

Study of the determinants of chronic malnutrition in northern Nigeria: Qualitative evidence from Kebbi and Bauchi states

This working paper from the International Food and Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) observes that poor nutritional care is an outcome, in part, of the relative social and economic disempowerment of women in carrying out their nutritional care roles and in obtaining information on proper care. Women do not have control over sufficient resources or have access to sufficient knowledge so that both…

Gender review of climate change legislative and policy frameworks and strategies in East Africa

This working paper by CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) reviews climate change related policies and strategies in East Africa through a gendered lens. Findings show that all four countries include gender terms within their various policies, programs and plans. All the documents reviewed indicted that they were drafted after a gender analysis on climate risks, impacts and vulnerability.

CGSpace Gender Collection

This space provides access to published research by members of the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network (which includes CGIAR Centers, Research Programs and related partners) that is available online, from journal articles, books and briefs, to brochures, flyers, fact sheets and corporate materials…

A guide for CGIAR researchers

Standards for collecting sex-disaggregated data for gender analysis.


Gender research studies

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