CGIAR Gender News

Gender-responsive breeding comes several steps closer to reality

Photo of farmers' hands Photo: C de Bode/CGIAR.

Product profiles for cassava, sweetpotato and bean varieties will be more responsive to different gender needs, in a pilot program between the Gender in Breeding Initiative (GBI), led by the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) and the CGIAR Excellence in Breeding (EiB) Platform.