CGIAR Gender



Article – Gender and inorganic nitrogen: what are the implications of moving towards a more balanced use of nitrogen fertilizer in the tropics?

A new paper, published in the International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability and funded by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security’s (CCAFS) Gender and Social Inclusion unit, reveals that the negative externalities of imbalanced inorganic nitrogen fertilizer use have a stronger impact on women and children. The authors suggest that gender-equitable strategies for balancing the use…

New book – Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture

This book represents much of the work done by the three CGIAR Research Programs on Integrated Systems for the Humid Tropics, Aquatic Agricultural Systems and Dryland Systems. The chapters of the book are based around different themes, such as gender and equity in research for improved livelihoods; sustainable intensification in practice; and systems and institutional innovation.

Participatory gender training for community groups

WLE has released a manual for critical discussions on gender norms, roles and relations. This manual contains everything required to conduct a three-hour gender training workshop, especially as part of a larger development project. In addition, they have developed a film on the participatory gender training developed and implemented for an ACIAR project, titled “Participatory Gender Training Documentary – Experiences…

Standards for Collecting Sex-disaggregated Data for Gender Analysis: A Guide for CGIAR Researchers

In order to monitorprogress of CGIAR on its agreed outcome of “Increased control over resources and participation in decision-making by women and other marginalized groups” as well as other development outcomes such asimprovements in income, productivity, nutrition, and resilience, CGIAR researchers are increasingly asked to collect sex-disaggregated data and conduct gender analyses. This document spells out some simple and achievable…