CGIAR Gender

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research

Good practices

This space documents good practices via current knowledge, resources and related communities across CGIAR that are working towards better integrating gender across their research activities.

Blog posts

On gender and plant breeding

Addressing gender differentiated preferences in development oriented research like plant breeding is vital for ensuring that both poor women and men can be empowered, so that they can benefit tangibly from the adoption and sustained use of CGIAR innovations, resulting in more gender-equitable distribution of food and income.

On livestock, fish and gender: workshop reflections

Last month, a Livestock and Fish gender integration writeshop pulled together the learning and experiences from 14 gender integrated technical, systems and value chain research projects from across the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish.

Assets: Key to Prosperity

In this post, Nancy Johnson, one of the Principal Investigators of Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project (GAAP1) and GAAP2, answers that question and summarizes the key findings from GAAP1 and their implications for agricultural research and developm…

PIM’s blog on collecting sex-disaggregated data

Maintained by the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions and Markets, the goal of this blog is to develop a community of practice around the collection of sex-disaggregated data for gender analysis in agriculture. By sharing lessons learned about which questions are important in specific contexts, how to frame questions, who to interview, and similar issues, we can collectively improve…

Related events

Webinar: ‘Power through’: a new concept in the empowerment discourse

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is hosting and organizing the webinar ‘Power through’: A new concept in the empowerment discourse‘ on November 27th, 2.00-3.30pm CET. The webinar is organized in collaboration with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR Background To get a better grasp on the concept of ‘power’ within the word ‘empowerment‘ four…

Webinar: Gender dynamics in formal seed system in sub-Saharan Africa and worldwide lessons

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is hosting and organizing the webinar ‘Gender dynamics in formal seed system in sub-Saharan Africa and worldwide lessons‘ on November 21st, 2.00-3.30pm CET. The webinar is organized in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Maize. REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR Background Improved maize seed is essential for African farming systems because of its…

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…

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…