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Study into the commercialization of selected agricultural machines in Bangladesh
(CIMMYT; IDE, 2012)
In recent years the pace of mechanization has accelerated in Bangladesh. This is largely due to reforms which were undertaken throughout the 1980s. Even after acceleration of mechanization in some specific areas such as ...
Out scaling climate-smart technologies to smallholder farmers in Malawi, Zambia & Zimbabwe: prioritization report
Under the project “Out-scaling climate-smart technologies to smallholder farmers in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe” stakeholders aim to evaluate the impact of a changing climate on current farming systems and identify appropriate ...
Exploring opportunities around climate-smart breeding for future food and nutrition security
(CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), 2019)
Foresight activities that include participatory processes as well as careful analysis can help address the great uncertainties concerning the future of food systems and the role of crop and livestock breeding. There would ...
Gender norms and agency in the Pakistan agriculture sector: policy brief
Investment and robust studies are needed to strengthen the body of evidence and facilitate gender mainstreaming in agricultural development; Women’s contributions to the agriculture sector (e.g. home based livestock rearing ...
Women in the maize seed business in East and Southern Africa
The maize seed sector in East and Southern Africa is male-dominated. Most seed companies operating in the region are owned and run by men. Often, access to land and financial capital is a constraint for women who are keen ...
Landscapes of rural youth opportunity
This paper is motivated by the consistent portrayal, within current policy discourse, of agriculture and the broader rural economy in Africa as domains of opportunity for rural youth. It presents a new conceptualization ...
Gender Dynamics in Seed Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa and Worldwide Lessons Workshop: report of proceedings of the Multi-stakeholder Technical Workshop
Seed is life. Seed systems are complex and multilayered, involving diverse interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral actors in multiple fronts, from seed conservation to multiplication; improved breeding; regulatory sanitary ...
The intersection of youth access to land, migration and employment opportunities: evidence from sub-Saharan Africa
This paper examines the intersections between youth access to land, migration decisions and employment opportunities using nationally representative and multi-year data from multiple African countries. We document evidence ...
Towards a core approach for cross-sectional farm household survey data collection: a tiered setup for quantifying key farm and livelihood indicators
(CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture, 2019)
There is an urgent need to improve the characterisation of agricultural systems at household level to enable a more efficient assessment of the capacity households to adopt a range of agricultural intervention options. ...
Gender norms, agency and innovation in wheat based systems and livelihoods: synthesis report of four community case-studies in Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2019)
This country report is a summary of the Ethiopian findings from a global qualitative comparative research initiative known as GENNOVATE. This report examines how gender norms and agency shape, and in turn are shaped by, ...