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Want to know what’s going on among platform members? Below you will find the latest news. To know more contact genderplatform@cgiar.org.

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Cynthia McDougall (photo credit: WorldFish Center)

Crafting the next generation of CGIAR research – Beyond Gender and Development / gender transformative approaches

One of the final outputs of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, a book will introduce some critical ideas for the next generation of CGIAR gender research, remarkably turning matters on their hand to ponder: ‘How can agricultural research contribute to gender equality in its own right?‘. This series introduces each of the forthcoming book chapters. In this post,…

Crafting the next generation of CGIAR research – Measuring women’s empowerment

One of the final outputs of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, a book will introduce some critical ideas for the next generation of CGIAR gender research, remarkably turning matters on their hand to ponder: ‘How can agricultural research contribute to gender equality in its own right?‘. This series introduces each of the forthcoming book chapters. In this post,…

Deepa Joshi is Gender Research Coordinator, CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) (photo credit: IWMI)

Crafting the next generation of CGIAR research – Gender, natural resource governance and rights

One of the final outputs of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, a book will introduce some critical ideas for the next generation of CGIAR gender research, remarkably turning matters on their hand to ponder: ‘How can agricultural research contribute to gender equality in its own right?‘. This series introduces each of the forthcoming book chapters. In this post,…

Markus Ihalainen (photo credit: CIFOR)

Crafting the next generation of CGIAR research – Women’s empowerment in value chain development

One of the final outputs of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, a book will introduce some critical ideas for the next generation of CGIAR gender research, remarkably turning matters on their hand to ponder: ‘How can agricultural research contribute to gender equality in its own right?‘. This series introduces each of the forthcoming book chapters. In this post,…

Netsayi Mudege (photo credit: CIP)

Crafting the next generation of CGIAR research – Gender dynamics in seed systems

One of the final outputs of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, a book will introduce some critical ideas for the next generation of CGIAR gender research, remarkably turning matters on their hand to ponder: ‘How can agricultural research contribute to gender equality in its own right?‘. This series introduces each of the forthcoming book chapters. In this post,…

Crafting the next generation of CGIAR research – Gender integration in breeding programs

One of the final outputs of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, a book will introduce some critical ideas for the next generation of CGIAR gender research, remarkably turning matters on their hand to ponder: ‘How can agricultural research contribute to gender equality in its own right?‘. This series introduces each of the forthcoming book chapters. In this post,…

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research Newsletter December 2019, issue 12

Welcome to the twelfth issue of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research’s quarterly newsletter! This is a special newsletter issue as it also happens to be the very last issue produced by the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research. From 2020 onwards, the successor to this Platform (the ‘Generating Evidence and New Directions for Equitable Results [GENDER] platform’) will…

Cynthia McDougall (photo credit: WorldFish Center)

The Pulse: Cynthia McDougall

What is on the minds of leading CGIAR researchers as they integrate gender perspectives in pursuit of system-wide objectives? I would answer this question in two ways. The first relates to an observation from the recent WorldFish Science Week. At that event, I ran a World Café table on gender integration. As staff and partners rotated through, I shared highlights from…

Reflecting on three years of CGIAR gender research

From January 2017 through December 2019, the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research (the ‘Gender Platform’) built on the system-wide gender network established in 2011 to increase the visibility and impact of CGIAR gender research; to develop capacity for doing better gender research in agriculture and natural resource management domains; to set and support a CGIAR-wide gender research agenda; and…

Vacancies

Vacancy: Research Officer in Development Economics (deadline: 31 January 2020)

Cheryl Doss is hiring a research officer, to be based in Oxford, to work with her on developing and analysing a household survey interviewing multiple people within the household about decision-making around water in Ethiopia and Kenya.  The person needs field experience implementing household surveys and familiarity with intrahousehold decision-making. It is a great opportunity for a recent Ph.D. with the…

Vacancy: Postdoctoral Associate – Gender in Agriculture at Cornell University

International Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (IPCALS) is searching for a highly motivated postdoctoral associate interested in gender research in agriculture. The position will be supporting gender research within multiple large international agricultural research projects, as well as capacity building for gender responsive research. Position open until filled.

Call for proposals: gender dynamics in seed systems, gender dimensions of access to high quality non-hybrid seed for African smallholders

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research together with the Integrated Seed System Development (ISSD) released a call for research proposals that look into sustainable business models for seed distribution reach the diversity of farmers engaging in smallholder production, including both women and men of different social categories. Click to find out more!

Vacancy: women’s leadership trainer

Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is looking for a Consultant Trainer to support the #VALUE4HER programme that seeks to improve the leadership capacity of women business leaders and owners. Deadline for applications: 7 October. Click for more information.

IWMI is looking for a gender consultant (closing date: 28 August 2019)

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) on behalf of the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems is seeking highly skilled gender consultant experts to strengthen capacity on gender transformative approaches of selected WLE projects and teams in ways that align with the program’s research for development guiding principles. Click to learn more!

Apply for the Meryl Williams fellowship (closing date: 15 September 2019)

Applications are open for the Meryl Williams Fellowship: a 15-month women’s leadership program, funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). This first offering of the Meryl Williams Fellowship is now open to emerging women leaders in agricultural R&D in Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Laos, Papua New Guinea and Vietnam.