CGIAR Gender

Participant perspectives

During this first scientific conference and capacity development workshop of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, we asked a small but diverse group of participants for their impressions. In the videos below, participants reflect on how such events affect partnerships and the CGIAR gender community, on participants’ demographics and on the sessions that stand out, amongst other questions. 


All interviews were carried out by Kyoko Bhuiyan from the Marketing and Communication team at KIT Tropical Royal Institute. They feature:


Gender Research Coordinator for the CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes and Dryland Cereals Esther Njuguna-Mungai (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics).

Gender Research Coordinator for the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Sophia Huyer (International Centre for Tropical Agriculture)

Gender post-doctorate fellow Mamta Mehar (WorldFish)

Elsevier Atlas award recipient Alessandra Galiè (International Livestock Research Institute, CGIAR Research Program on Livestock)


Margreet van der Burg, Senior university lecturer and researcher in gender studies/history related to food, agricultural and rural research and development (Wageningen University)


Frank Place, Senior Research Fellow in the Program Management Unit of the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets, and Advisory Committee member for the Platform