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Our evidence explainers are short, accessible summaries of notable gender research fit for fast consumption. Each explainer presents recommendations,  implications and conclusions of use to development practitioners, policy-makers, researchers and others working with gender in food systems. Gaps in evidence, possible weaknesses and new areas to be investigated in future research are also highlighted. 

Explore our growing series of evidence explainers below.

Publication highlights

Cross-cutting lessons from experimental and quasi-experimental studies
Working Paper

What works to enhance women’s agency

Chang, Wei, Lucía Díaz-Martin, Akshara Gopalan, Eleonora Guarnieri, Seema Jayachandran and Claire Walsh. 2020. What works to enhance women’s agency: Cross-cutting lessons from experimental and quasi-experimental studies. J-PAL working paper. Cambridge, MA: Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.

Scientific Publication

Collective action within the household: Insights from natural resource management

Cheryl R. Doss, Ruth Meinzen-Dick,
Collective Action within the Household: Insights from Natural Resource Management,
World Development,
Volume 74,
Pages 171-183,
ISSN 0305-750X,

Scientific Publication

Closing the Gender Gap in Agriculture

Sophia Huyer, 'Closing the Gender Gap in Agriculture', Gender, Technology and Development, vol. 20(2), pp.105-116, Informa UK Limited, 2017
Book / Monograph

Gender and social targeting in plant breeding

A Orr, C M Cox, Y Ru, J Ashby, 'Gender and social targeting in plant breeding', CGIAR Gender and Breeding Initiative Working Paper, International Potato Center (CIP), 2018
Scientific Publication

Women in agriculture: Four myths

Doss, Cheryl; Meinzen-Dick, Ruth Suseela; Quisumbing, Agnes R.; and Theis, Sophie. 2018. Women in agriculture: Four myths. Global Food Security 16(March 2018): 69-74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2017.10.001