Remarkable steps have been taken in investigating the inequalities that prevent poor rural women from realizing their full potential to improve farm productivity and manage natural resources.
Topics: Gender and Agriculture
New investment in gender equity in agricultural development: postdoctoral fellowships for social scientists
A new investment by CGIAR will expand capacity to help ensure agricultural innovation benefits poor rural women. Ten new, two-year postdoctoral research fellowships have been created through CGIAR’s Gender Research Action…
Interactive theatre in Egypt help women retailers learn a variety of skills including negotiation, problem solving and advocacy.
More and more women farmers are adopting the improved high-yielding finger millet varieties promoted by ICRISAT and partners in western Kenya.
Gender is a crucial element of agricultural innovation and needs to be embedded in agricultural research so that rural lives and livelihoods can be improved for all, including women, men…