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Annual Scientific Conference

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosts annual scientific conferences to bring together gender scientists from across all CGIAR research programs. The aim is to share research findings, exchange knowledge, and to identify and progress on system-wide research priorities.

2019 Annual scientific conference and capacity development workshop

2018 Annual scientific conference and capacity development workshop

2017 Annual Scientific Conference and Capacity Development Workshop

2016 Annual Meeting

2015 Annual Meeting

All Events

East African policy makers advocate for gender in climate policy

A workshop on gender mainstreaming in East African climate change policies took place between 16 and 17 May 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. The workshop was organized by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its Inclusive Climate Change Adaptation for a Sustainable Africa (ICCASA) project and was funded by the Korea-African Economic Corporation (KOAFEC). Click to read more!

Ruth Meinzen-Dick (photo credit: IFPRI)

Seeds of Change harvest: It’s time to tackle harassment – Ruth Meinzen-Dick (IFPRI)

During the Seeds of Change conference, we approached several people from the ‘Gender in Agriculture’ crowd to interview them on their work, on their insights about the conference and their outlook on the next frontiers of our field of research. Find an overview of all conference related outputs here. In this interview, we feature Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Senior Research Fellow at…

Naila Kabeer’s Seeds of Change harvest: a ‘simple’ question of respect and equality

During the Seeds of Change conference, we approached several people from the ‘Gender in Agriculture’ crowd to interview them on their work, on their insights about the conference and their outlook on the next frontiers of our field of research. Find an overview of all conference related outputs here. In this very special interview, we are privileged to feature eminent scholar…

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research newsletter. Issue #10, June 2019

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research Newsletter July 2019, issue 10

Here is the tenth issue of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research’s quarterly newsletter! This is a special issue covering the recent ‘Seeds of Change’ conference, as usual prefaced by Rhiannon Pyburn, Coordinator of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, for a broad sweep of recent news on the CGIAR Gender Platform and Research front! For this special…

Juan Gonzalo Jaramillo Mejia (photo credit: J. Jaramillo)

Seeds of Change harvest: “We need to work with BOTH women and men” – Juan Gonzalo Jaramillo (formerly CIMMYT)

During the Seeds of Change conference, we approached several people from the ‘Gender in Agriculture’ crowd to interview them on their work, on their insights about the conference and their outlook on the next frontiers of our field of research. Find an overview of all conference related outputs here. In this interview, we feature Juan Gonzalo Jaramillo Mejia, currently a staff at…

Workshops

Ann Tickamyer, Professor of Rural Sociology at Penn State (photo credit: PSU)

Seeds of Change harvest: The gratification of seeing the wonderful work of GRIT graduates – Ann Tickamyer (Penn State)

During the Seeds of Change conference, we approached several personalities from the ‘Gender in Agriculture’ crowd to interview them on their work, on their insights about the conference and their outlook on the next frontiers of our field of research. Find an overview of all conference related outputs here. In this interview, we are featuring Ann Tickamyer, Professor of Rural Sociology at…

How can you integrate gender and nutrition in your research?

What is the role of men in nutrition? This and other aspects of integrating gender and nutrition in agricultural research for development (AR4D) was discussed at training workshop in Kigali, from January 23 -25. The workshop was organized by the Consortium for Improving Agriculture-based Livelihoods in Central Africa, a project related to the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB). Click here…

ILRI ICARDA gender training (photo credit: ILRI)

ILRI and ICARDA team up to strengthen gender capacities for organizational effectiveness in Ethiopia

In 2015, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) carried out a gender capacity assessment of their partners in Ethiopia. It revealed low or lack of gender capacities among key CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish partners as one of the bottlenecks in the development of livestock value chains that…

Workshop report: Gender-Responsive product profile development tool

A small group of breeders, gender specialists and other breeding team members met for two days at Cornell University to review the first two prototype tools developed by the CGIAR Gender in Breeding Initiative. These tools address the key questions of breeding for whom and prioritizing which traits with the Customer Profile and Product Profile Development Tools, respectively.

A groundnut farmer in India. New varieties developed without considering women’s needs or preferences could have a negative impact on their well-being. (photo credit: ICRISAT)

The right tools for the job: enabling breeding programs to be gender-responsive

Over the past few decades, gender initiatives across CGIAR have created broad awareness among scientists about the need to consider the impact of new agricultural technologies on both men and women. However, even with this heightened awareness, breeding programs typically ask questions about the gender impact of a new plant variety or animal breed only in the final stages of…

Webinars

Gender transformative approaches - an iceberg? (photo credit: Medium)

Webinar: Reflections on gender transformative approaches in agriculture – The promise and cautionary tales

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosted and organized the webinar ‘Reflections on gender transformative approaches in agriculture – The promise and cautionary tales’ on June 20th, 2.00-3.30pm CEST. The webinar was organized in collaboration with KIT Royal Tropical Institute. Webinar recording and presentation Webinar recording To access the recording, click on this link and enter the password: uJfJ6P2t Webinar presentation…

G-seed (photo credit: Centre for Behaviour Change and Communication)

Webinar: Culture, choice and action in legume seeds systems in East and North Uganda

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosted the webinar ‘Culture, choice and Action in legume seed systems in East and North Uganda‘ on May 10th, 2.00-3.30pm CEST. The webinar was organized in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes and Dryland Cereals (GLDC). Webinar recording and presentation Webinar recording To access the recording, click on this link…

Webinar: Typologies of change – Making sense of gender integration in agriculture and food security research

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosted the webinar ‘Typologies of change – Making sense of gender integration in agriculture and food security research‘ on Tuesday April 16 (3.00-4.30pm CET). The webinar was organized in collaboration with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and KIT Royal Tropical Institute. Presentation and webinar recording Gender and food systems research: Key lessons…

Crop residue for fuel wood and fattening (IPMS-Mi'eso) - Mirab Hararghe Zone of the Oromia Region, Ethiopia (photo credit: ILRI/Apollo Habtamu)

Webinar: Youth realities, aspirations and transitions to adulthood in dryland agricultural systems

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is hosting the webinar ‘Youth realities, aspirations and transitions to adulthood in dryland agricultural systems‘ on November 7, 2019. The webinar is organized in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes and Dryland Cereals (GLDC). REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR (upcoming) Background In the second phase of the CGIAR Research Programs’ proposal, there…

Woman in a wheat field, Ethiopia (photo credit: CIMMYT)

Webinar: Changing gender norms in agriculture projects – What works in Pakistan and Ethiopia

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosted the webinar ‘Changing gender norms in agriculture projects – What works in Pakistan and Ethiopia‘ on Thursday February 28 (2.00-3.30pm CET). The webinar was organized in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Wheat. Webinar recording Please access the webinar recording here. In order to play that .wrf file you need to download the…