CGIAR Gender

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research

Events

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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.

In 2019, the Scientific Conference and Capacity Development Workshop will be hosted by the University of Canberra on 2 – 4th of April. Registration will open on October 15 – the call for papers, posters and panels is already open!

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

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All Events

I. Wright (photo credit: ILRI)

Gender in livestock development: Iain Wright (ILRI)

Iain Wright, deputy director general at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), shares his ‘aha’ moment when he really understood the central importance of women in livestock development. This film was produced to mark the International Women’s Day 2019 which is themed ‘Think equal, build smart, innovate for change’.

P. Ericksen (photo credit: ILRI)

Gender in livestock development: Polly Ericksen

Polly Ericksen, program leader at ILRI, shares her ‘aha’ moment when she really understood the central importance of women in livestock development. This film was produced to mark the International Women’s Day 2019 which is themed ‘Think equal, build smart, innovate for change’.

Video J. Smith (photo credit: ILRI)

Gender in livestock development: Jimmy Smith (ILRI)

Gender in livestock development: Jimmy Smith Smith, director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), shares his ‘aha’ moment when he really understood the central importance of women in livestock development.

Seminar (27 March): Andean women visualizing development – Participatory photography and hopeful perspectives on and beyond mining in Peru

On Wednesday 27 March at 15-17h, Wageningen University hosts and international seminar on participatory photography by Andean women. The seminar will take place at C79, Leeuwenborch (WUR, Hollandseweg 1, Wageningen) (incl. drinks). It is hosted by WASS, the CSPS (Centre for Space, Place and Society) Cluster for Grassroot Politics, and the ABv (Antropologen Beroepen vereiniging)) Public Anthropology Working group. Lecture by…

Video: Gender in livestock development

Marisa Michell, Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) volunteer at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) Vietnam, shares her ‘aha’ moment when she really understood the central importance of women in livestock development.

Workshops

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…

GRIT training, with Eileen Nchanji first from left (photo credit: GRIT)

GRIT 2018: Did I meet my objective?

By Eileen Nchanji (International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Nairobi, Kenya) After joining the CIAT/PABRA (Center for International Tropical Agriculture/Pan African Bean Alliance), I was on the lookout for collaborations with gender scientists, especially from CGIAR. However, I was not successful. Last month, I received an invitation to attend the third Gender Research and Integrated Training (GRIT) workshop with gender and…

Webinars

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…

(photo credit: V. Atakos / CCAFS)

Webinar: Guidelines and good practices for achieving gender equality outcomes through climate services

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosted the webinar ‘Guidelines and good practices for achieving gender equality outcomes through climate services‘ on Wednesday January 23 (2.00-3.30pm CET). The webinar was organized in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). Webinar recording WEBINAR recording Click on the link (left) and enter the password: GqC2B8tJ Presentations Promoting gender…

Milk bar at Maai Mahiu, Kenya (photo credit: North Star Alliance)

Webinar: Gendered barriers and opportunities in milk trading in peri-urban Nairobi

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosted the webinar ‘Gendered barriers and opportunities in milk trading in peri-urban Nairobi‘ on Monday December 17 (3.00-4.30pm CET). The webinar was organized in collaboration with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH). Milk bar at Maai Mahiu, Kenya (photo credit: North Star Alliance)…

Nepali man with Peter Cronkleton's partner (photo credit: Carol J. Pierce Colfer, CIFOR/Cornell)

Webinar: Making sense of ‘intersectionality’

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosted the webinar ‘Making sense of ‘intersectionality’‘ on Thursday November 15 (3.00-4.30pm CET). The webinar was organized in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA). Webinar recording WEBINAR RECORDING Click on the link (left) and enter the password: mHqiZkM7   Background There is an increasing recognition within applied agriculture and natural…

(photo credit: IRRI)

Webinar: Can micronutrient training create women’s demand for high-zinc rice? The case of Bangladesh

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research hosted the webinar ‘Can micronutrient training create women’s demand for high-zinc rice? The case of Bangladesh‘ on Friday October 19 (11am-12.30pm CEST). The webinar was organized in collaboration with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). Webinar recording WEBINAR RECORDING Click on the link (left) and enter the password: aQhDJjJ8 Presentation Can micronutrient training create women’s demand for…