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Do you want to be updated about gender research across CGIAR? Our quarterly newsletter features links to selected publications, reports about the webinars organized by the Platform and upcoming events. Be sure to be updated and subscribe to our mailinglist.

Previous newsletters

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…

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research Newsletter September 2019, issue 11

Welcome to the eleventh issue of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research’s quarterly newsletter! Rhiannon Pyburn, Coordinator of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, introduces us to the latest and greatest news from CGIAR gender research over the past three months! ‘The Pulse‘ features Marlène Elias, Gender Research Coordinator for the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and…

The Pulse: Marlène Elias

What is on the minds of leading CGIAR researchers as they integrate gender perspectives in pursuit of system-wide objectives? Gender inequality is a wicked problem. Its roots are deep and it is embedded in formal and informal institutions – in ideologies, policies, and markets – across sectors and scales. It is context- and culture-specific, so it is manifested through and affects…

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research newsletter. Issue #10, June 2019

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research Newsletter July 2019, issue 10

Here is the tenth issue of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research’s quarterly newsletter! This is a special issue covering the recent ‘Seeds of Change’ conference, as usual prefaced by Rhiannon Pyburn, Coordinator of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, for a broad sweep of recent news on the CGIAR Gender Platform and Research front! For this special…

Katrina Kosec (photo credit: IFPRI)

The Pulse: Katrina Kosec

What is on the minds of leading CGIAR researchers as they integrate gender perspectives in pursuit of system-wide objectives? More rigorous research is needed on the drivers of gender norms, with particular attention to norms which tend to limit women’s decision-making authority and ability to participate fully in economic and civic life. A host of factors may contribute to norm change.…

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CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research Newsletter March 2019, issue 9

Here is the ninth issue of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research’s quarterly newsletter! We feature insights from the Platform Coordinator looking at the recent International Women’s Day 2019 campaign, recent peer-reviewed gender publications (including a number of publications covering key themes of the Seeds of Change Annual Conference 2019), an incredibly rich overview of CGIAR gender research in…

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

The Pulse: Deepa Joshi

What is on the minds of leading CGIAR researchers as they integrate gender perspectives in pursuit of system-wide objectives? Fascinating research on the origins of (mechanized) agriculture shows that the invention and adoption of the plough in the fertile plains of the Mesopotamia revolutionized agriculture, but in the process also transformed a thriving matrilineal society into patriarchy.  According to Alesina et.…

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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…