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The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is calling for CGIAR research proposals on gender relations vis a vis technological and institutional innovation, with a specific focus on gender dynamics in seed systems. Proposals should be submitted before the close of business (CET) on August 18th, 2017. Learn more here.
Gender, climate change, and resilient food systems: Lessons from strategic adaptation by smallholder farmers in Cameroon
This discussion paper from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) finds that men and women strive to cope with climate change and related seasonal variations in different ways. For example, whereas most men tend to move away from the area in a search for paid jobs in the cities, women remain in their own communities and work to diversify their…
Agricultural development efforts that do not address persistent gender gaps miss opportunities for greater impact. This synthesis written by researchers from IFPRI, CIAT, and World Agroforestry Centre reflects on key findings from integrated quantitative and qualitative analyses at the nexus of gender, agricultural development, and climate change.
In this blog, Isabelle Baltenweck from the International Livestock Research Institute argues that the exclusion of women from owning and controlling livestock is a major factor preventing households from escaping poverty. Read the full blog here.