Why a gender focus for agricultural            researchers?Patti KristjansonCCAFS Research Theme Leader – Linking Knowledg...
Transforming our research approaches                                Outcomes
Embracing Gender Transformative          Approaches
In fact, we are already doing it…
In fact, we are already doing it…
Gender Transformative Approaches•    Strengthening groups (women’s, men’s and mixed     groups) through inclusive training...
Other Linking K with A Strategies•   Inclusive and forward-looking engagement processes•   Innovative communication strate...
Its about the partners…•   NGOs and government agencies that have earned the    trust of local communities•   Sharing rese...
Thank                                                          youCCAFS gender strategy is available at:   Stay Connectedh...
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Presentation for the AAAS meeting in Boston, Feb14-18 in a symposium on 'Transforming Productivity and Incomes of Poor Farm Households in the Developing World '

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  1. 1. Why a gender focus for agricultural researchers?Patti KristjansonCCAFS Research Theme Leader – Linking Knowledge with ActionAAAS Annual Meeting: Boston, Feb 14-18 USAID Organized Session on TransformingProductivity and Incomes of Poor Farm Households in the Developing World
  2. 2. Transforming our research approaches Outcomes
  3. 3. Embracing Gender Transformative Approaches
  4. 4. In fact, we are already doing it…
  5. 5. In fact, we are already doing it…
  6. 6. Gender Transformative Approaches• Strengthening groups (women’s, men’s and mixed groups) through inclusive training and improved institutional arrangements/rules• Increasing equitable access to agricultural and weather information, credit, agricultural inputs• Inclusive engagement and M&E processes with local partners
  7. 7. Other Linking K with A Strategies• Inclusive and forward-looking engagement processes• Innovative communication strategies• Capacity strengthening targeting women and youths• Learning approaches
  8. 8. Its about the partners…• NGOs and government agencies that have earned the trust of local communities• Sharing research findings through TV, radio, and places where people (especially women) gather• Using social media, crowdsourcing
  9. 9. Thank youCCAFS gender strategy is available at: Stay Connectedhttp://ccafs.cgiar.org/resources/mana Website: www.ccafs.cgiar.org gement-documents Blog: www.ccafs.cgiar.org/blog Sign up for science, policy and news e- bulletins at our website. Follow us on twitter @cgiarclimate

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