Inclusive value chains

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
Features

The new AGG project aims to respond to the climate emergency and gender nexus through gender-intentional product profiles for its improved seed varieties and gender-intentional seed delivery pathways.

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
In the media

Source: Down to Earth (17 Jul 2020)

Study finds that women in India adopt specific strategies to further their interests in the context of wheat-based livelihoods.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Publications

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

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Publications

Adoption of mini-tiller is significantly lower in female-headed households, CIMMYT researchers find.

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.