CGIAR Gender


Gender, breeding and genomics

October 18-21, 2016, Nairobi, Kenya

Workshop Goal

The goal is to increase the relevance and benefits of plant and animal breeding to poor rural women producers in low-income countries, especially Africa. To this end, the workshop is designed to produce a synthesis of past success and promising novel approaches for incorporating gender considerations into the development of improved crop varieties and animal breeds. Read more here.

Open call for case studies

Open Call for Case Studies

You are invited to submit an abstract for a Case Study of plant or animal breeding that has successfully incorporated gender considerations into its strategies and end products, demonstrating attention to contrasting needs and preferences of men and women end users (producers or consumers). Please send in your submissions by May 15,2016.

Submission form