Gender and social inclusion

News

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.

Features

A mock shop helps researchers understand how Kenyan farmers choose maize seed when their preferred varieties are out of stock.

Features

CIMMYT system economist explores ways to streamline smallholder farming systems through mechanization, gender equity and conservation agriculture.

Publications

Study explores whether modern maize storage structures offer equal benefits to women and men farmers in Kenya, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Blogs

First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.

Publications

Study explores how gender norms and intra-household dynamics shape women’s demand articulation for labor-saving technologies.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Publications

Income-generating benefits of improved maize varieties hampered by patriarchal gender norms in rural Nigeria.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Videos

Workshop participants exchange ideas on expanding opportunities for women in the seed sector.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Publications

New study presents a typology of women’s decision-making in wheat in India.

Features

Researchers in Kenya and Uganda are incorporating sensory preferences like taste, smell or texture into maize breeding.

Nutrition, health and food security
Publications

New fact sheet captures the impact of six decades of maize and wheat research in Pakistan.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

Our climate change-ravaged food systems cannot wait for the gradual progress of gender quality.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

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.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Blogs

Is it up to the village men? Or women, too?