This high-level event shared cutting-edge knowledge and evidence on closing the gender gap in farming under climate change, and convene thinkers and doers in a forum to inspire renewed action.
If you want to know more about research on closing the gender gap in farming under climate change:
- read our special blog series on Closing the gender gap
- watch the presentations and the panel discussion from the Closing the gender gap event
- follow the #AgGenderGap event hashtag on twitter
- download the policy brief
- Share key research results related to gender, climate change, agriculture and food security.
- Discuss how such results are being used or could be used to reduce gender inequalities including their implications for policy and programs.
- Identify key gaps in the research that still need to be addressed to achieve optimal gender inclusion.
- Identify appropriate frameworks and methods for collecting and analyzing data around the topics of gender and climate change.
- Networking for building potential partnership and/or strengthening existing partnerships.
Welcome and Introductions - Frank Rijsberman, CEO, CGIAR Consortium
Keynote presentation "At the cutting edge: current knowledge on closing the gender gap in farming under climate change” – Jacqueline Ashby, CGIAR Senior Advisor on Gender and Research and Jennifer Twyman, Science Officer, CCAFS
Breakout Parallel Session – 1
Breakout Parallel Session – 2
Microinsurance decisions: gendered evidence from rural Bangladesh
Presenter: Claudia Ringler, IFPRI
Implications of land use change of soils rich in carbon stocks on women’s livelihood opportunities in the High Andes of Peru
Presenter: Cecilia Turin, CIP
Vulnerability, climate change adaptation and local food systems
Presenter: Jacob van Etten, Bioversity International
Connecting women, connecting men: How do institutions interact with communities facing climate variability and change?
Presenter: Wiebke Foerch, CCAFS
Mobile phone-enabled agro-advisory services: a means to empower women farmers
Presenter: Surabhi Mittal, CIMMYT
Who is listening? How climate information services (CIS) closes gender gaps
Presenter: Alexa Jay, IRI
Gender and women’s participation in REDD+ national decision-making in Vietnam
Presenter: Pham Thu Thuy, CIFOR
Smallholder women’s empowerment through farmer-participatory design and user-led innovation of labour-saving tools in Malawi
Presenter: Una Murray, National Uni of Ireland Galway
Patriarchy and climate change: a feminist political ecology of climate change adaptation in rural Nicaragua
Presenter: Noemi Gonda, Central European University
Weathering change: Vulnerability and adaptation strategies among women in Ghanaian cocoa
Presenter: Rachel Friedman, Univ. of Oxford
Women's adaptive innovations in land and water management under climate change in Himalaya: An illustration of reducing gender gap in subsistence agricultural economy in marginalized environment
Presenter: Prakesh C. Tiwari, Kumaon University
Discussion "Research gaps and key findings that have relevance to current policy processes" – Sonja Vermeulen, Head of Research, CCAFS
Report back from breakout session 1: Dr. Mathieu Denis, Acting Executive Director for Science, ISSC
Report back from breakout session 2: Marta Guadalupe Rivera Ferre, Research Fellow, University of Vic-Central University of Catalonia (Spain)
High Level Panel discussion (Watch Video)
Moderator: Heide Hackmann, Executive Director, International Council for Science (ICSU)
Drawing lessons from newly emerging research - Frank Rijsberman, CEO, CGIAR Consortium