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Gender research in One CGIAR: Where do we go from here?

That’s the question gender researchers from across CGIAR will attempt to answer when they come together for a virtual meeting this week. The questions below are meant to kick off the discussion on solidifying the research agenda for the new CGIAR GENDER Platform.

The critical role of women in avoiding a Covid-19 “food pandemic” in sub-Saharan Africa

By Gaudiose Mujawamariya Credit: Kristin Palitza/IPS ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar, Jun 24 2020 (IPS) – As infections with Covid-19 appear to be intensifying in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), fears of severe food shortages have prompted experts to warn that the region may be “on the brink of a hunger pandemic.” Efforts are intensifying to rally a major global response. But averting what some experts believe…

International Women’s Day 2020

For International Women’s Day 2020, we make the case for why gender equality is vital to achieving sustainable, productive and climate-resilient food systems. We want to show that gender equality is a prerequisite to achieving the proposed One CGIAR vision of ending hunger by 2030.

Crafting the next generation of CGIAR research – Leveraging nutrition-sensitive agricultural programs for women’s empowerment and gender equality

One of the final outputs of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, a book, introduces critical ideas for the next generation of CGIAR gender research: ‘How can agricultural research contribute to gender equality in its own right?‘. This series introduces each of the forthcoming book chapters. In this post, we zoom in on the chapter ‘Leveraging nutrition-sensitive agricultural programs…

FAO women & feminization of ag (photo credit: FAO)

Crafting the next generation of gender research – From the feminization of agriculture to gender equality

One of the final outputs of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, a book, introduces critical ideas for the next generation of CGIAR gender research,: ‘How can agricultural research contribute to gender equality in its own right?‘. This series introduces each of the forthcoming book chapters. In this post, we zoom in on the chapter ‘From the feminization of…

Cynthia McDougall (photo credit: WorldFish Center)

Crafting the next generation of CGIAR research – Beyond Gender and Development / gender transformative approaches

One of the final outputs of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, a book, introduces critical ideas for the next generation of CGIAR gender research: ‘How can agricultural research contribute to gender equality in its own right?‘. This series introduces each of the forthcoming book chapters. In this post, we zoom in on the chapter ‘beyond Gender and Development…

Crafting the next generation of CGIAR research – Measuring women’s empowerment

One of the final outputs of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, a book, introduces critical ideas for the next generation of CGIAR gender research: ‘How can agricultural research contribute to gender equality in its own right?‘. This series introduces each of the forthcoming book chapters. In this post, we zoom in on the chapter ‘Measuring women’s empowerment’ with…