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Gender research in maize
Female farmers and marginalized groups have become the main actors for community-based seed production in Nepal (Hill Maize Research Project). Women’s role in smallholder agriculture and its relation to technology adoption ...
Gender research in wheat
Collective action for the conservation of on-farm genetic diversity in a center of crop diversity: an assessment of the role of traditional farmers' networks
(IFPRI; CGIAR; CIMMYT, 2005)
This project explored the possible role of collective action among small-scale farmers in managing and maintaining genetic resources in a center of crop diversity. It focused on the local institutions that ensure the supply ...
Reduciendo la brecha entre la realidad de los investigadores y la de los agricultores
(Asociación Ecología,Tecnología y Cultura en los Andes, 2006)
La Revolución Verde y otros trabajos recientes sobre agricultura y desarrollo rural han llevado al incremento de la producción de una serie de cultivos en los países pobres, el maíz y el trigo entre ellos. Organizaciones ...
Engaging men in gender-equitable practices in maize systems of sub-Saharan Africa
This Guidance Note is designed for researchers working in maize-based smallholder farming systems. It is useful to interventions planning community and household level action research with women and men farmers. This ...
Key research findings entry points for enabling gender equality in agricultural and environmental innovation
Men and women on average report growing power and freedom to shape their lives as well as declining poverty in their villages across the 137 GENNOVATE village-level case studies. Wider forces in the macro environments as ...
Gender-responsive approaches for the promotion of improved maize seed in Africa
Improved maize seed is essential for African farming systems because of its relatively higher yield potential, better adaptation to common biotic and abiotic stresses such as diseases, pests, drought and low nutrients, and ...
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. ...
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 ...