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

Open webinar on gender responsive budgeting on May 15!

The United Nations’ Women Training Centre organizes an open access webinar on the importance of gender responsive budgeting (GRB) in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals. The webinar is in English and will take place on 15 May 2018 at 8:00 AM New York Time. Click to register!

African Chicken Genetic Grains gender strategy

Now available: African Chicken Genetic Gains project gender strategy

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)-led African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project has released its gender strategy. The document draws attention to the integration of gender into the technical research and the day-to-day development operations of the program in Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Tanzania.

Bioversity International’s gender research fellowship programme

The overarching goal of Bioversity International’s Gender Research Fellowship Programme was to strengthen the capacity of researchers to conduct participatory gender-responsive research in the field of forest genetic resource use and management. The knowledge generated was intended to contribute to developing conservation and management guidelines that are more equitable and effective in their outcomes. The success of the Programme was…

Related events

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…

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…

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…

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…