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Gender 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 and social inclusion
Features

CGIAR socio-economic researchers have developed a standardized set of farm household survey questions to improve dataset comparability over space and time.

Innovation and technology
Features

7 ways to make small-scale mechanization work for African farmers.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT Scaling Advisor emphasizes importance of context and systemic thinking in how we do our research and implement projects.

Innovation and technology
Features

The two-wheel tractor has proven its worth in Africa’s smallholder farms thanks to the FACASI project.

Innovation and technology
Features

The use of corn husk as veneer has helped a town to preserve maize biodiversity, protect the environment and reduce migration.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Manila Times (26 May 2020)

Mexican designer Fernando Laposse partnered with CIMMYT and works with a village of Mixtec farmers to transform unused maize husks into furniture.

Food security
News

The number of the world’s hungry could double and trade restrictions will harm food importing nations, experts say.

Capacity development
Features

Small-scale agricultural mechanization service provision model supports women’s empowerment in the Ethiopian agriculture sector.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

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

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Women in Malawi are inspiring the next generation of smallholder farmers to adopt climate-smart technologies.

Gender 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.

Capacity development
News

Women in West Bengal form farmer groups and cooperatives drawing on sustainable agricultural practices from CIMMYT’s SRFSI project.

Gender and social inclusion
Videos

CIMMYT scientists and leaders join the International Day of Women and Girls in Science social media buzz and share stories about what inspired their careers.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

CIMMYT researcher explores the ways in which gender norms influence agricultural innovation around the world.