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Leaving no one behind: how women seize control of wheat–maize technologies in Bangladesh
(Taylor & Francis, 2019)
Bangladesh is strongly committed to the “leave no one behind” principle of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. However, social norms and institutional biases in agricultural organisations can prevent indigenous peoples ...
The influence of gender and product design on farmers’ preferences for weather-indexed crop insurance
Theoretically, weather-index insurance is an effective risk reduction option for small-scale farmers in low income countries. Renewed policy and donor emphasis on bridging gender gaps in development also emphasizes the ...
Can agricultural input subsidies reduce the gender gap in modern maize adoption? Evidence from Malawi
Nationally representative data for Malawi were used to measure the gender gap in adoption of modern maize and to investigate how, if at all, Malawi’s Farm Input Subsidy Program (FISP) has impacted the gap. Regression results ...
Bringing analysis of gender and social–ecological resilience together in small-scale fisheries research: challenges and opportunities
(The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences; Springer Nature, 2016)
The demand for gender analysis is now increasingly orthodox in natural resource programming, including that for small-scale fisheries. Whilst the analysis of social–ecological resilience has made valuable contributions to ...
Fit for purpose? A review of guides for gender-equitable value chain development
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
This article presents a review of seven guides for gender-equitable value chain development (VCD). The guides advocate persuasively the integration of gender into VCD programming and raise important issues for designing ...
Gender and agricultural innovation in Oromia region, Ethiopia: from innovator to tempered radical
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Tempered radicals are change agents who experience the dominant culture as a violation of the integrity and authenticity of their personal values and beliefs. They seek to move forward whilst challenging the status quo. ...
From Working in the Wheat Field to Managing Wheat: Women Innovators in Nepal
(Palgrave Macmillan; Taylor & Francis, 2019)
There is very little research on women in wheat in Nepal, and wheat is still considered a 'man's crop'. Consequently, extension services rarely target women, and women are not considered as innovators. However, research ...
Fertilizer use on individually and jointly managed crop plots in Mozambique
(Africa Centre for Gender, Social Research and Impact Assessment, 2015)
Ethiopian gender and agriculture stakeholder analysis
(CIMMYT; Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2018)
The role of women in the agriculture sector is increasingly important for national food security. Gender equality appears in international, regional and national policy and legislative commitments. The GoE is committed to ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
STMA Bulletin: Stress Tolerant Maize for Africa
(CIMMYT; IITA, 2019)
Over 200 million households in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) depend on maize for food security and their well-being, yet maize yields in this region are very low compared to other parts of the world. Maize farmers face drought ...