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Food security as a gender issue: why are female-headed households worse off compared to similar male-headed counterparts?
The centrality of gender equity for inclusive development is a concept that is not contestable. The manifestations of inequality predicated on gender are myriad. These range from unequal access to educational opportunities, ...
Reconstituting family transitions of Sahelian western Niger 1950-2000: an agent-based modelling approach in a low data context
(Cybergeo : European Journal of Geography, 2013)
This research analyses the impacts of the family organization on the diversity of income sources and the sustainability and the dynamics of rainfed farming systems of Sahelian Niger, through an individual-centred agent-based ...
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
Biophysical and socio-economic characterization of cereal production systems of Central Nepal
The domestic food security of Nepal is critically depended on the sustainability of the cereal production systems of Central Nepal Terai region, as the major share of nation's cereal production comes from the agro-ecological ...
Conduct and management of maize field trials
(CIMMYT; IITA, 2012)
Technicians and technologists are indispensable research support personnel. In the agronomic sciences, technicians handle all aspects of research execution from seed preparation for planting through management of field ...
Framework, guidelines and governance for designing local adaptation plan of action to mainstream climate smart villages in India
The major challenges being faced by Agriculture globally are degradation of natural resources and increasing frequency of climate change induced risks. In pre-green revolution period, the farmers practiced a more resilient ...
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Pathways to sustainable intensification in Eastern and Southern Africa: looking forward, achieving impact
Nearly a decade and a half into the 21st century, hunger and malnutrition are still harsh realities for more than one billion people around the world. In addition to this, the challenge of feeding a growing world population ...
Climate shocks and choice of adaptation strategy for Kenyan maize-legume farmers: insights from poverty, food security and gender perspectives
Climate change is a serious threat for agriculture, food security and the fight against poverty, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. With the IPCC climate outlook for the 21st century, the future of maize production in Kenya ...
Show how your research helps both women and men - and get funding for your project!
CIMMYT’s work focuses on reducing poverty and hunger by sustainably increasing the productivity of maize- and wheat-based farming systems. Of the poor who depend on maize and wheat for their livelihoods and food security, ...