CGIAR Gender

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research



Making small-scale irrigation work for women

As climate change makes rainfed agriculture an increasingly precarious venture, small-scale irrigation technology is key to ensuring smallholder farmers can adapt and manage risk. However, despite the gradual uptake of small-scale irrigation technologies, women farmers are at risk of being left behind.

Time-use analytics: An improved way of understanding gendered agriculture-nutrition pathways

There is a resurgence of interest in time-use research driven, inter alia, by the desire to understand if development interventions, especially when targeted to women, lead to time constraints by increasing work burdens. But are time-use data useful to explore agriculture-nutrition pathways? This study develops a conceptual framework of the micro-level linkages between agriculture, gendered time use, and nutrition and…

Weather, climate and gender: promoting gender equality in rural climate services

The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security developed a gender checklist to “aid project leaders in their consideration of gender issues in climate services projects”. The checklist covers issues such as unequal access to communication channels and decision-making spaces as well as labor divisions that may preclude women from making use of new tools or strategies.…

Special issue on recovering bioenergy in Sub-Saharan Africa: gender dimensions, lessons and challenges

In this special issue, the International Water Management Institute explores the link between gender and energy in view of food preparation and the acquisition of fuel, especially in rural areas. They conclude that resource recovery and reuse for energy offers an alternative to conventional centralized grid projects which, while attractive to investors and large-scale enterprises, do not necessarily provide opportunities…

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.