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.
CGIAR’s “GDI Oscars” celebrate the stars behind advancing Gender, Diversity and Inclusion in our workplaces
CIMMYT’s Women in Crop Science team win the Inclusive Team Award at CGIAR’s inaugural Inclusive Workplace Awards for creating an inclusive and respectful team culture.
Exacerbated by the pandemic, women are still facing inequality across all areas, including health and livelihoods. CIMMYT is working to make parity a reality.
Discover how CIMMYT scientists support getting new improved seeds to farmers fields, faster.
With the help of big data, CIMMYT researchers in Bangladesh partner with Michigan State University and local NGOs to pinpoint opportunities to increase women’s participation in farm extension training sessions.
A study in India highlights who does what in wheat farming to support the design of gender-responsive interventions in the region.
The Initiative targets a broad range of pests and diseases affecting cereals, legumes, potato, sweet potato, cassava, banana and other vegetables.
New publications: Caste-gender intersectionalities in wheat-growing communities in Madhya Pradesh, India
Study reveals gaps and interactions between caste, gender and agricultural decision-making.
New metadata schema will make it easier for scientists to find and reuse open-access data.
An outstanding wheat cytogeneticist and professor, she peacefully passed away a few weeks shy of her 102nd birthday.
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.
Study deepens the understanding of women’s and men’s roles in maize plot management to guide gender-responsive maize breeding and seed system interventions.