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Gender and social inclusion
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On the International Day of Rural Women, October 15, meet farmers who are leading their families and their communities to a better life.

Gender and social inclusion
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Long-term research on climate-smart agriculture in Malawi has improved the productivity, resilience and prospects of Mary Twaya, a single mother of three.

Gender and social inclusion
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An alternative conceptual framework uses a process-oriented approach to understand technological change that focuses more on the agency of different social actors in the agricultural system.

Gender and social inclusion
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Taking a social inclusion lens to social protection and the role of men in gender equality.

Innovation and technology
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The small hand-operated device, which ensures the even distribution of fertilizer, could support food production, nutrition, and even the incorporation of women to farming.

Gender and social inclusion
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Mutenje opens dialogue with farmers to design new interventions that target farmers’ needs and achieve positive impact.

Capacity development
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ProMaíz Nativo will promote small-scale landrace maize farmers through certification and fair market access.

Gender and social inclusion
Podcasts

Wheat physiologist Carolina Rivera shares what it is like to be a woman in agricultural science working on one of the world’s biggest problems — how to feed a growing planet.

Gender and social inclusion
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FACASI project explored ways to address access to appropriate mechanization solutions.

Gender and social inclusion
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Rural land grows scarce as populations rise and more youth farm for their livelihoods.

Food security
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In a male-dominated sector, women leading maize seed companies in eastern and southern Africa share their experiences.

Gender and social inclusion
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Source: Seed Quest (20 Jun 2019)

CIMMYT researchers conducted interviews with women owners of seed companies in eastern and southern Africa.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit (6 Jun 2019)

CIMMYT DG Martin Kropff and CABI CEO Trevor Nicholls propose six key actions to support family farmers.

Gender and social inclusion
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How CIMMYT fosters diversity in the workplace.

Gender and social inclusion
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Research shows African farming households are far more dependent on hire labor markets, and much more inclined to hire mechanization services, than previously thought.