Gender and social inclusion
Varietal trait prioritization is important for balancing commercial realities and farmers’ diverse interests.
Gender equity is one of the best solutions for hunger. Why? The numbers speak for themselves.
A mock shop helps researchers understand how Kenyan farmers choose maize seed when their preferred varieties are out of stock.
CIMMYT system economist explores ways to streamline smallholder farming systems through mechanization, gender equity and conservation agriculture.
Study explores whether modern maize storage structures offer equal benefits to women and men farmers in Kenya, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.
Study explores how gender norms and intra-household dynamics shape women’s demand articulation for labor-saving technologies.
Income-generating benefits of improved maize varieties hampered by patriarchal gender norms in rural Nigeria.
Workshop participants exchange ideas on expanding opportunities for women in the seed sector.
New study presents a typology of women’s decision-making in wheat in India.
Researchers in Kenya and Uganda are incorporating sensory preferences like taste, smell or texture into maize breeding.
New fact sheet captures the impact of six decades of maize and wheat research in Pakistan.
Our climate change-ravaged food systems cannot wait for the gradual progress of gender quality.
Experts note that policies alone are not enough — they need to go hand in hand with strong initiatives to make agriculture a safer, more equal and respectful space for both women and men.
Is it up to the village men? Or women, too?