Gender grants support female scientists from developing countries to work on research that demonstrates and contribute to understanding the linkages between climate change and gender more specifically, while developing policy-relevant findings on climate change, agriculture, and food security more generally. Read more...
FAO and CCAFS have jointly developed the Training Guide for Gender and Climate Change Research in Agriculture and Food Security for Rural Development. The development of this guide has involved identifying tools based on participatory action research methods; building capacity in countries to undertake research, and gathering information on key gender dimensions of climate change. The Training Guide will also inform future CCAFS action research, and that of others, in three CCAFS research areas: (1) the use of climate analogues to assess the possibility of farmer to farmer exchanges; (2) equitable access and use of weather information to minimize risk; and (3) catalyzing climate smart agriculture.
The Guide provides users with resources and participatory action research tools for collecting, analyzing and sharing gender-sensitive information about agricultural communities, households and individuals who are facing climate change. The guide has been tested in three pilot sites in Bangladesh, Ghana and Uganda.
Training Guide: Gender and Climate Change Research in Agriculture and Food Security for Rural Development (March 2012)
Marja-Liisa Tapio-Bistrom (FAO), Yianna Lambrou (FAO), Patti Kristjanson (CCAFS)
Gender Strategy (PDF)
Gender brief: Tackling the gender gap in agriculture
CCAFS Coordinating Unit - University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Science, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Rolighedsvej 21, DK-1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark, phone +45 35331046; Email ccafs [at] cgiar [dot] org, EAN 5790000279012
Lead Center - International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)