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Discussion forum - Linking gendered knowledge with gender-responsive action in the landscape: What works?

  • 17 November 2013, Warsaw, Poland

Rural women are critical actors in farming systems and in the use and management of natural resources (e.g. forestry, fisheries, livestock). This session within the Global Landscapes Forum aim to gather different actors to identify and assess the obstacles and gaps to women's management and... More information »

Workshop on “Risk management, adaptation to climate change, and environmental political framework in Latin America: tendencies a

  • 26 November 2012 - 07 December 2012, Qatar

Workshop on “Risk management, adaptation to climate change, and environmental political framework in Latin America: tendencies and challenges”, organized together with IUCN. More information »

Experts Workshop on Integrating gender: Methodologies for Research and Action

  • 06 November 2012 - 08 November 2012, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia

Gender analysis and research are integral to each of the CRP6 research components. Gender-sensitive research will generate an understanding of key institutional, cultural and attitudinal contexts that entrench inequity across a relevant set of issue areas. It will identify policies, technologies... More information »

One-day short course on gender integration into proposal development and research planning (for managers and staff)

  • 25 September 2012, CIFOR Headquarters, Bogor, Indonesia

This report summarizes the content of a workshop on integrating attention to gender into the forestry research portfolio of CIFOR scientists. The training workshop took place on September 25, 2012 at CIFOR Headquarters in Bogor, Indonesia. It also presents a short discussion of gender issues... More information »

Forests: The 8th Roundtable

  • 19 June 2012

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) will hold a conference on the eve of the Rio+20 Summit to inform 400-500 environmental negotiators, global and national leaders, policy makers and other leading stakeholders on critical role forests play a global green economy. The event will... More information »

Adaptation Futures - 2012 International Conference on Climate Adaptation

  • 29 May 2012 - 31 May 2012, Tucson, Arizona

Co-hosted and convened by the University of Arizona in the southwestern United States and by UNEP’s Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA), the conference focuses on adaptation to climate variability and change. The conference will bring together... More information »

ICARUS III meeting on "Scales, Frameworks and Metrics"

  • 17 May 2012 - 20 May 2012, Columbia University, New York City

The theme of the third ICARUS (Initiative on Climate Adaptation Research and Understanding through the Social Sciences) meeting is "Scales, Frameworks and Metrics". Climate change is caused, takes place, and is responded to on multiple temporal, geographical, social, political and... More information »

Poster presentation at Gender and climate change: Women, research and action international conference

  • 15-16 September 2011, Prato, Tuscany, Italy

Preliminary results and methodologies of the "Gender, participation and REDD+ decision making in Vietnam and Indonesia" study will be presented through a poster during this conference. For more information about the conference ... More information »

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Women's leadership and management course

  • 3-9 July 2011, Aleppo, Syria

This course is held by the Gender and Diversity (G&D) group of the CGIAR. It is designed to reinforce the skills needed to build leadership and managerial effectiveness of women scientists and professionals who work in the CGIAR Centers and other development organizations. Gender and its implications are woven throughout the course... More information »

Training for women working in the furniture value chain

  • 11-12 May 2011, Jepara, Indonesia

The Furniture Value Chain action research project, funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, conducted a two-day training on ‘Furniture Finishing and Entrepreneurship’ for women ... More information »

Adaptive Collaborative Management learning workshops in Uganda and Nicaragua

  • 28 March - 2 April 2011 and 2-8 May 2011

CIFOR and partners in Nicaragua and Uganda held training workshops on Adaptive Collaborative Management as part of the 3-year research project ‘Gender, Tenure and Community Forests in Uganda and Nicaragua’. This work was funded by the Austrian Development Agency... More information »

Gender panel at the 13th Biennial International Association for the Study of the Commons

  • 11-14 January 2011, Hyderabad, India

Panel Abstract Theme: Gender and forestry Title: Gender dimensions in forestry research: experiences and new directions. How does gender research move along the changing political and economic context of forests, yet still ensure the distribution of rights, voices and empowerment? Inspired by... More information »

Gender session at CIFOR's 2010 Annual Meeting

  • 12 October 2010, Bogor, Indonesia

Date and time: Tuesday 12 October, from 15:00 – 17:00 Place: Amazon Participants: All CIFOR staff plus partners or associates Format: 1-hour presentations followed by 1-hour group and plenary discussions Overview of the session The first part of this session will provide an overview of... More information »

Participatory Research and Gender Analysis workshop

  • 16-18 June 2010, Cali, Colombia

PRGA workshopTwo scientists from CIFOR attended the Participatory Research and Gender Analysis workshop in Cali, Colombia 16–18 June at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) headquarters.The workshop title was 'Repositioning Gender-Responsive Participatory Research in Times... More information »

Gender trainings in 2010

  • 26 April 2010 - 1 May 2010, Bogor, Indonesia

The gender unit in CIFOR is implementing what CIFOR researchers identified as priorities during the gender session at the 2009 annual meeting. Training on concepts and methodologies was asked for. In late April and early May of this year, we planned two training sessions, a 2-day session for... More information »

International Women's Day at CIFOR

  • 8 March 2010, Bogor, Indonesia

Food, drink and music: What more appropriate combination could be found to celebrate the world's women and their achievements? The celebration, held in the cafeteria on 8 March, was opened by Frances Seymour, who reflected on the situation of women today. We were then treated to entertaining... More information »

Gender session at CIFOR's 2009 Annual Meeting

  • 6 October 2009, Bogor, Indonesia

Gender analysis at CIFOR: How can we achieve more? Tuesday, 6 October 2009 08.30–10.30 Facilitator: Esther Mwangi Overview of the session This session will examine the current status of gender research at CIFOR based on a recent survey, and learn from IFPRI and CIAT's experience... More information »

CIFOR Gender Meeting

  • 16 February 2009, Bogor, Indonesia

In attendance: Carol Colfer, Barbara Herrero Cangas, Frances Seymour, Moushumi Chaudhury, Levania Santoso, Bruno Locatelli, Lucy Heffern. Current status of gender at CIFOR Gender is a recurring issue discussed at CIFOR, but we need to put systems in place to... More information »

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