CGIAR Gender

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research



Gender matters in Forest Landscape Restoration: A framework for design and evaluation (Image credit: CIFOR)

A framework for design and evaluation of gender in forest landscape restoration

The 12-page framework means to ensure that women and men have equal voice and influence in strategic decisions related to forest landscape restoration (FLR) such as the choice of restoration areas, stakeholders involved in governance, priority species to monitor etc. The authors further advocate for ‘free and prior informed consent’, fair and just compensation, and for gender-inclusive mechanisms to distribute…

Engaging with Gender in Water Governance and Practice in Kenya

This paper examines the extent to which water–related policies and plans of the Kenyan government engage with gender. It analyses how the framing conditions set by the policies and plans affect the management of community water groups in Laikipia, and assesses whether the community water groups through their activities reduce gender inequality in access to water and in decision making…

Special issue: Gender & generation in agrarian transformations

Drawing on key concepts in gender studies, youth studies and agrarian studies, the papers in the the special issue “Gender and generation in Southeast Asian agrarian transformations” mark a significant step towards a gendered and ‘generationed’ analysis of capitalist expansion in rural Southeast Asia, in particular from a political ecology perspective. Access the special issue here.

Women’s rights to land and communal forest tenure: A way forward for research and policy agenda in Latin America

This synthesis paper written researchers from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and others explores the potential progress in the last two decades promoting legal reforms for gender equality regarding forestland and farmland in Latin American countries. For example, the paper argues that analysis of land rights for women in Latin America requires more open and richer frameworks. These…

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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