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CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research



Improving diets and nutrition through an integrated poultry value chain and nutrition intervention (SELEVER) in Burkina Faso: study protocol for a randomized trial

The SELEVER study is designed to evaluate the impact of an integrated agriculture–nutrition package of interventions (including poultry value chain development, women’s empowerment activities, and a behavior change communications strategy to promote improved diets and feeding, care, and hygiene practices) on the diets, health, and nutritional status of women and children in Burkina Faso. This paper presents the rationale and…

Gender asymmetries: Impacts of an early-stage school intervention in the Philippines

This paper by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the World Bank examines long-term impacts of improved school quality at the elementary school cycle on subsequent schooling investments and labor market outcomes in the Philippines by analyzing “The Third Elementary Education Project (TEEP).” The paper finds that the impacts of subsequent schooling investments and labor market earnings differ between females…

Homestead pond polyculture can improve access to nutritious small fish

This paper by WorldFish and partners presents evidence on homestead pond polyculture systems in Bangladesh. The paper describes that nutrition-sensitive homestead pond polyculture approaches can have outstanding nutrition and health benefits, especially for women and young children. The paper further illustrates that women are engaged in pond polyculture, spending up to 25 minutes per day on tasks such as fish feeding,…

Local tree knowledge can fast-track agroforestry recommendations for coffee smallholders along a climate gradient in Mount Elgon, Uganda

In this article, researchers from International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), together with partners, find that gender does not influence preferences and management decisions related to the choice of “companion trees” that provides useful ecosystem services for coffee producing farmers.

CGSpace Gender Collection

This space provides access to published research by members of the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network (which includes CGIAR Centers, Research Programs 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.


Gender research studies

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