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Want to know what’s going on among platform members? Below are the latest news, publications and related multimedia shared by platform members. To know more contact genderplatform@cgiar.org.

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He says, she says: Exploring patterns of spousal agreement in Bangladesh

Participation in household decisions and control over assets are often used as indicators of bargaining power. Yet spouses do not necessarily provide the same answers to questions about these topics. In their discussion paper “He says, she says: Exploring patterns of spousal agreement in Bangladesh”, authors Kate Ambler, Cheryl Doss, Caitlin Kieran, and Simone Passarelli examine differences in spouses’ answers…

Collective forest tenure reforms: Where do we go from here?

CIFOR reflects on the recent World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty. “Third-level questions” that were addressed, focused on linkages between gender and forest tenure reforms. Panelists expressed concerns that reforms may be detrimental to women’s tenure rights. Others observed that women are emerging as leaders in community forestry management.

Tender Notice – KIT Gender Research Associates

The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) is looking for 4 research associates to contribute to the development of the “State of the African Woman” report. Preferred candidates would be specialised in gender and women’s rights, have experience with policy analysis and multi-country reviews and be active in regional and continental gender and advocacy networks in Sub-Saharan Africa.

National level indicators for gender, poverty, food security, nutrition and health in Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) activities

In this paper, CCAFS reviews a range of gender, poverty, food security, nutrition and health indicators relevant for national planning processes for Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) promotion and scale out. Better integration of these indicators into CSA assessments has been identified by CCAFS as a priority to strengthen the focus on resilience/adaptation efforts, specifically highlighting evidences of gender differences.

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He says, she says: Exploring patterns of spousal agreement in Bangladesh

Participation in household decisions and control over assets are often used as indicators of bargaining power. Yet spouses do not necessarily provide the same answers to questions about these topics. In their discussion paper “He says, she says: Exploring patterns of spousal agreement in Bangladesh”, authors Kate Ambler, Cheryl Doss, Caitlin Kieran, and Simone Passarelli examine differences in spouses’ answers…

National level indicators for gender, poverty, food security, nutrition and health in Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) activities

In this paper, CCAFS reviews a range of gender, poverty, food security, nutrition and health indicators relevant for national planning processes for Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) promotion and scale out. Better integration of these indicators into CSA assessments has been identified by CCAFS as a priority to strengthen the focus on resilience/adaptation efforts, specifically highlighting evidences of gender differences.

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…

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