Researchers use storytelling to evaluate women’s agency in agricultural production
A study in India highlights who does what in wheat farming to support the design of gender-responsive interventions in the region.
CGIAR Plant Health Initiative formally launched on the International Day of Plant Health
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.
Turning data swamps into data lakes
New metadata schema will make it easier for scientists to find and reuse open-access data.
Celebrating the life of Rosalind Morris, trailblazer for women in agriculture
An outstanding wheat cytogeneticist and professor, she peacefully passed away a few weeks shy of her 102nd birthday.
Inspiring change through agricultural training: Women’s stories from Bangladesh
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.
Who does what in maize farming in Kenya?
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.
Being the change you wanted to see as a young girl
Agricultural scientist Madhulika Singh shares her experience as the first woman in STEM in her family and in her society in Bihar, India.
Gender-transformative research for sustainable food systems
Discover groundbreaking research from CIMMYT and CGIAR to promote gender equality in agriculture and achieve a sustainable future.
Bending gender norms: women’s engagement in agriculture
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we spoke to Pragya Timsina about how women’s participation in agriculture is evolving across the Eastern Gangetic Plains and her findings which will be included in a paper coming out later this year: ‘Necessity as a driver of bending agricultural gender norms in South Asia’.
Q&A: Spotlighting gender mainstreaming in agriculture
New research explores how the adoption of Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices can help address environmental issues, reduce out-migration, and ensure household food security.
New direction in research for advancing gender-responsive maize breeding
Research on gender and maize looks to move beyond trait preferences at seed demand more broadly.
From diagnosis to action on social equity
Building on impact of GENNOVATE, scientists recommend integrating gender-transformative research and methodologies into the new CGIAR Initiatives.
Women in agriculture mechanization in Bangladesh
Many women are working enthusiastically as part of agriculture mechanization, as supported by CIMMYT’s CSISA-MEA project.
It’s Rural Women’s Day, from dawn to dusk
A day in the life of a farmer in India’s Odisha state, part of tribal community that has long lived off the land.