For its first birthday, a co-founder of the Women in Crop Science at CIMMYT, talks about their journey over the past year.
At CIMMYT, our Women in Crop Science network is working to create a more inclusive internal and external environment. Here’s a glimpse of a day in the life of our team.
In an interview with Happy Makuru Daudi, she shares her career journey and why groundnut is a ‘woman’s crop’.
The introduction of new technology has enabled farmers in West Africa to improve the quality and minimize losses of a national staple.
Source: Gates Notes (31 Jan 2023)
Bill Gates reflects on a recent visit to a Kenyan farm to see firsthand the results of work by CIMMYT and CGIAR.
Women researchers from Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru work alongside each other on innovative project and build bonds in the hope of completing future projects.
The CGIAR Women in Research and Science (WIRES) employee-led resource group recently had a virtual engagement to discuss the progress and new happenings in the group.
For World Food Day, discover how CIMMYT is improving food security, livelihoods and nutrition in South Asia, with support from ACIAR.
High-yielding purple maize, introduced into Peruvian agriculture by Alicia Medina Hoyos, is attracting global attention.
Through the CSISA project, CIMMYT is helping female farmers in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal to receive the recognition and opportunities they deserve.
Male and female farmers in Ethiopia and India face different challenges to accessing new wheat varieties, discovers CIMMYT researchers.
Reducing the gender gap in Ethiopian farming households can enhance climate change adaptation by female-headed households by almost 19%.
New issue spotlights importance of gender inclusive approach to agricultural research for development.
More than 40% of the global agricultural labor force is made up of women, and in the least developed countries, two in three women are employed in farming.
A lack of consistent keywords when tagging research is leading to holes in searches for gender research across CGIAR, the world’s largest network of agricultural researchers. A more systematic and sharper use of keywords when describing datasets will improve findability in searches.