rural women

Blogs

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

SIFAZ is shifting farmer mindsets towards promoting sustainable practices that not only improve cassava yields but minimize physical labor.

Features

tag icon Capacity development

In Tanzania, community champions like Venansia Swale play a fundamental role in encouraging the adoption of improved seeds and increasing yields for smallholder farmers.

Blogs

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

In Mozambique, women spearhead efforts to enhance soybean yields with improved agronomic practices, yielding community-wide benefits.

In the media

tag icon Environmental health and biodiversity

Source: AgriLink (31 Mar 2023)

The fodder chopper implemented by CIMMYT has been a game-changer for female farmers and wider rural economies in Bangladesh.

Features

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

High-yielding purple maize, introduced into Peruvian agriculture by Alicia Medina Hoyos, is attracting global attention.

Features

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

Through the CSISA project, CIMMYT is helping female farmers in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal to receive the recognition and opportunities they deserve.

Publications

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

Male and female farmers in Ethiopia and India face different challenges to accessing new wheat varieties, discovers CIMMYT researchers.

Publications

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Reducing the gender gap in Ethiopian farming households can enhance climate change adaptation by female-headed households by almost 19%.

News

tag icon Capacity development

A study in India highlights who does what in wheat farming to support the design of gender-responsive interventions in the region.

Publications

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

Study reveals gaps and interactions between caste, gender and agricultural decision-making.

Features

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

Many women are working enthusiastically as part of agriculture mechanization, as supported by CIMMYT’s CSISA-MEA project.