While many plant and animal breeders are aware of the significance of genderdifferentiated trait preferences for adoption and eventual impact, there are no clear guidelines on how to factor considerations of gender into their research.
Gender research coordinators of the CGIAR Research Programs shared their experience with regards to what extent gender research has influenced planning and priority setting in their relevant CRPs, crucial bottlenecks impeding progress on this task, and good practices or initiatives that could be adopted more widely.
Researchers from the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), and the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) have conducted a study with the objective of identifying constraints to effective formulation and implementation of climate change related policies and strategies in Uganda. Access the study here.
The CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems has supported the development of a special issue on masculinities in water governance. The overall purpose of the special issue is to advance both the theorization of gendered mechanisms in the profession, power and politics of engineering, as well as the understanding of hegemonic and multiple masculinities in water governance. Access the special…