CGIAR Gender

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research



Women’s empowerment in agriculture and agricultural productivity

This recently published paper on maize production in Western Kenya finds that rural development interventions that aim to increase agricultural productivity—and, by extension, improve food security and reduce poverty—could achieve greater impact by integrating women’s empowerment into existing and future projects. The abbreviated version of the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) was used to develop empowerment indicators.

Improved climate services, a must for better decision making among farmers

This information note by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), calls for a more participatory approach in providing climate services to men and women farmers to ensure that these services meet their specific needs for successfully responding to climate variability.

Perceived nutrition benefits and socio-demographic factors affecting consumption of forest foods in eastern and southern Cameroon

Bioversity International and partners recently published a paper that investigates the relationship between knowledge, perceptions and socio-demographic attributes towards consumption of forest foods. 279 women in charge of decision making with respect to food preparation from 12 villages in southern and eastern Cameroon were interviewed for this study.

CGSpace Gender Collection

This space provides access to published research by members of the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research (which includes CGIAR Research Programs, Centers and related partners) that is available online, from journal articles, books and briefs, to brochures, flyers, fact sheets and corporate materials…

A guide for CGIAR researchers

Standards for collecting sex-disaggregated data for gender analysis.