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Gender differences in willingness to pay for capital-intensive agricultural technologies: the case of fish solar tent dryers in Malawi

This paper analyses Lake Malawi fish processors’ Willingness to pay and identify the gender disparities that are associated with the will to pay for a common good, i.e. investing in a group owned fish solar tent dryer. The willingness to pay for group ownership of fish solar tent dryers was explored because the authors assumed that the initial investments are…

Climate analogue analysis to assess gender-sensitive options for climate change adaptation in Zimbabwe

This study shows how climate analogues can be used to assess climate–induced risks and adaptation options for smallholder farmers. Specifically, this paper outlines the use of climate analogues and farmer perceptions in identifying gender-sensitive adaptation options in current and future climates for improved livelihoods in some semi-humid (wetter) and semi-arid (drier) smallholder areas in Zimbabwe.

ACGG program level gender strategy

ACGG gender strategy: Program implementation plan now available

The African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program has developed a program-level gender strategy implementation plan structured in line with the five action areas of ACGG’s gender strategy. It identifies key activities and also the roles and responsibilities of ACGG staff in each of the three program countries—Ethiopia, Nigeria and Tanzania.

New publication: Exploring gender equality in Malawi

A new study set in rural Malawi examines how increasing collaborative decision-making in households helps to increase resilience and productivity. The authors studied communities working with a household methodology called the Gender Action Learning System (GALS), to explore the impacts of promoting collaborative decision-making through the GALS.

Gender and innovation processes in integrated fish agri-food systems in Bangladesh and the Philippines

In the report, the CGIAR Research Program FISH provides insights on how interactions between gender norms, agency and other contextual factors shape access to adoption of and benefits from agricultural innovations to help guide FISH’s investments. This work is part of GENNOVATE (Enabling Gender Equality in Agricultural and Environmental Innovation), a CGIAR cross-CRP initiative.

What happens after technology adoption?

While a lot has been written about the gender gap in technology adoption, not much is known about what happens within the household after it adopts a technology. This new publication addresses that knowledge gap and presents a framework for examining the intrahousehold distribution of benefits from technology adoption.