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Making small-scale irrigation work for women

As climate change makes rainfed agriculture an increasingly precarious venture, small-scale irrigation technology is key to ensuring smallholder farmers can adapt and manage risk. However, despite the gradual uptake of small-scale irrigation technologies, women farmers are at risk of being left behind.


CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research Newsletter December 2018, issue 8

This is the eighth and final issue of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research’s quarterly newsletter for 2018! This issue features a myriad of insights and news from the Platform Coordinator, a selection of the recent peer-reviewed gender publications, a peek into upcoming 2019 webinars and links to all 2018 webinars, an overview of the very diverse ‘CGIAR gender research in action‘, and…

The Pulse: Sophia Huyer

What is on the minds of leading CGIAR researchers as they integrate gender perspectives in pursuit of system-wide objectives? CCAFS Gender and Social Inclusion group focuses on research on how climate-smart agriculture supports smallholder farmer adaptation and resilience to climate change, and builds food and nutrition security while also being gender transformative. We collaborate notably with the African Working Group on…

Tunisian rangelands (photo credit: ICARDA)

Evolving gender roles across Tunisian rangelands

Recognizing a need to integrate gender more effectively within Tunisia’s rangeland projects and policies, ICARDA (the International Center for Agricultural Research in Dryland Areas) brought together multiple government institutions, local communities, and international actors last year – under the auspices of the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock – to design practical research tools (interviews and questionnaire) to guide research activities.

(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 is hosting 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 is organized in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). register for this WEBINAR   Background Climate services can be a critical means of…

Time-use analytics: An improved way of understanding gendered agriculture-nutrition pathways

There is a resurgence of interest in time-use research driven, inter alia, by the desire to understand if development interventions, especially when targeted to women, lead to time constraints by increasing work burdens. But are time-use data useful to explore agriculture-nutrition pathways? This study develops a conceptual framework of the micro-level linkages between agriculture, gendered time use, and nutrition and…


ICIMOD is looking for a gender and adaptation specialist (deadline: 5 December)

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is looking for a gender expert with substantive conceptual and theoretical knowledge and understanding of gender issues in natural resource management, climate change adaptation, and social systems, along with sound knowledge and understanding of research approaches, methods and social analytical tools, and experience in integrating social and gender dimensions and perspectives into natural…


Consultant – gender responsive climate resilient solutions in Africa (deadline: 15 November)

The aim of this consultancy is to: assess the current situation for women and men in the country in relation to the impacts of climate change, identify gaps and opportunities in the country to promote gender equality, and research and identify case studies and best practice for gender equality, climate resilience and sustainable development. The case studies should identify key…