CGIAR Gender

Nozomi Kawarazuka


Country: Japan

Location: Hanoi, Vietnam

CGIAR Center (s): International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), International Potato Center (CIP)

Current role: CGIAR Gender Postdoctoral Fellow

Nozomi is a CGIAR Gender Postdoctoral Fellow, who works with both the International Potato Center (CIP) and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). Based in Hanoi, Vietnam, she works for the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB), which is led by the International Potato Center (CIP).

She is a qualitative researcher focusing on understanding gender relations and gendered agency, gendered processes of agricultural innovation and the social dimensions of food insecurity and under-nutrition.

Currently, Nozomi is involved in gender integrated research in RTB-related projects, FoodSTART+, GENNOVATE ( a global study on gender norms), HumidTropics ethnic minority action research, and agrobiodiversity and dietary diversity studies in Vietnam.

She has a BSc in Nutrition Sciences and, MA and Ph.D in Development Studies.

Related resources

Building a resilient city for whom? Exploring the gendered processes of adaptation to change: a case study of street vendors in Hanoi, IIED (Working Paper)