Gender and social inclusion
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.
Adoption of mini-tiller is significantly lower in female-headed households, CIMMYT researchers find.
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?
CIMMYT researcher explores the ways in which gender norms influence agricultural innovation around the world.