CGIAR Gender

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research



GENNOVATE report: Understanding gendered innovation processes in forest landscapes: Case studies from Indonesia and Kyrgyz Republic

  Elias, M., Elmirst, R., Ibraeva, G., Sijapati Basnett, B., Ablezova, M., Siscawati, M. (2018). Understanding gendered innovation processes in forest landscapes: Case studies from Indonesia and Kyrgyz Republic. GENNOVATE Report to the CGIAR Research Programs on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA). Bioversity International, Rome. Retrieved from

Women’s aspirations for the future, and their financial, social and educational investments

This discussion paper examines the correlates of aspirations of rural women around income, asset ownership, social status and the education of their children, using primary data from India. It then investigates how the gaps between current and aspired-to status are associated with individual investments in financial, social status-related, and educational dimensions.

Qualitative research on women’s empowerment and participation in agricultural value chains in Bangladesh

This qualitative study on women’s empowerment in Bangladesh complements a 1,200-household quantitative survey, looking in greater depth at the individual, household and community level experiences of men and women. The study aims to better understand the consequences of value chain participation of male and female producers, entrepreneurs and wage-workers on their empowerment.

Publication: intra-household dynamics and dietary diversity: Insights from Sustainable Nutrition for All in Uganda and Zambia

How do relations between men and women influence production and consumption dynamics and how does this interplay affect the nutritional status between household members? These are the questions that SNV (together with Wageningen University and KIT Royal Tropical Institute) addresses in its recently published paper. The paper aims to assist policymakers, practitioners and researchers in understanding the approaches and tools used and…

Tracking empowerment along the value chain: Testing a modified WEAI in the Feed the Future Zone of Influence in Bangladesh

In this study, researchers from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) found that in Bangladesh, empowerment varies based on livelihood activity and gender. Women’s empowerment differs based on the primary economic activity, with greater empowerment among women in producer households than entrepreneur or wage-work households. Click to learn more!

CGSpace Gender Collection

This space provides access to published research by members of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research (which includes CGIAR Research Programs, Centers 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.