While many plant and animal breeders are aware of the significance of genderdifferentiated trait preferences for adoption and eventual impact, there are no clear guidelines on how to factor considerations of gender into their research.
Gender research coordinators of the CGIAR Research Programs shared their experience with regards to what extent gender research has influenced planning and priority setting in their relevant CRPs, crucial bottlenecks impeding progress on this task, and good practices or initiatives that could be adopted more widely.
This article examines the gender-differentiated impact of covariate and idiosyncratic shocks on assets by analyzing data conducted by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) from Bangladesh and Uganda. The findings suggest that the difference in the impact of the shocks affects men’s and women’s assets differently. Additionally joint or individually owned assets that are used to cope with shocks…
This study sheds light on the high prevalence of vitamin A deficiency among rural women of reproductive age in Maharashtra, India. The study further emphasizes the need for immediate attention in order to avoid the serious health implications for these women and their offspring.