On 5 December 2017 Alessandra Galiè, social scientist at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), received the Elsevier Atlas award for publishing a research paper with outstanding potential for impacting people’s lives. Read more about the paper and the reward here.
The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research will convene its first annual scientific conference and capacity development workshop December 5-8 2017 at KIT Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam. Here you can register, learn about the event, and find program updates.
Using cognitive interviewing to improve the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index survey instruments: Evidence from Bangladesh and Uganda
This paper by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) describes the cognitive interviews undertaken in Bangladesh and Uganda in 2014 as part of the second round of pilots intended to refine the original version of the Women’s Empowerment in Agricultural Index (WEAI). The purpose of cognitive interviewing is to systematically identify and analyze sources of response error in surveys, and to use…
This journal article by the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) argues that stylized facts and statistics distract from major gaps in data on gender and food security, including women’s land tenure, control over assets, and work burden, including domestic responsibilities. Read the article here.
Join the webinar “Webinar: The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index – What have we learned?” hosted by the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM). The webinar will take place November 17, 2017, 10:00 AM EST. Click here to register.