A new study set in rural Malawi examines increasing jointness in intra-household decision-making to increase resilience and productivity.
Gender awareness and gender-sensitive approaches are slowly spreading into agricultural research, extension, and policy in Ethiopia, according to industry experts.
CIMMYT and the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council are set to hold a seminar on women and youth in wheat-based farming systems on March 8. Photo: CIMMYT archives ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CIMMYT) – As p …
Authors of a new study say encouraging smallholder farmers to produce more low-technology crops alongside the development of physical and social infrastructure to make markets more accessible is a str …
New research shows improved wheat raises the quality of life for men and women across rural communities in Afghanistan.
GENNOVATE research reveals communities with numerous women-headed households record high levels of poverty reduction.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann visited CIMMYT’s headquarters in Mexico.
It is often a mystery why a new agricultural technology or practice can be successful in one community yet fail to have the desired effect in another.
GENNOVATE is a global comparative research initiative which addresses the question of how gender norms influence men, women and youth to adopt innovation in agriculture and natural resource management …
To mark International Women’s Day 2016, CIMMYT created an infographic to highlight the importance of reducing the gender gap in agriculture.
We have to commit to also include women and others who were largely overlooked in agriculture in the past.
CIMMYT will celebrate its 50th anniversary during a three-day event from September 27 to 29, 2016, at headquarters in El Batán, near México City.
Rural women play a critical role in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.
EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – CIMMYT is sad to announce the tragic death of our friend and respected colleague, gender and development specialist Paula Kantor. Paula died on May 13, in the aftermath of …
A social media campaign initiated to celebrate the achievements of women has led to more than a dozen published blog story contributions about women in the maize and wheat sectors.