Selected research proposals – Feminization of Agriculture

CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is pleased to announce the nine proposals selected for the 2018 cross-CGIAR gender research call on the Feminization of Agriculture!

These research projects are being carried out from October 2018 – March 2020. The Principal Investigators of the selected proposals announced their studies at  the Annual Scientific Gender Conference on September 25 – 28 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Co-investment (minimum 50%) is provided by CGIAR Research Programs and Centers involved. Selected proposals:

Migration and Gender Dynamics in Irrigation Governance in Nepal 

RESEARCH TEAM and partners: 

Principal Investigator: Ruth Meinzen-Dick (IFPRI) 

Wei Zhang, Sophie Theis, Hagar ElDidi (IFPRI)
Diana Suhardiman, Deepa Joshi (IWMI)
Farmer Managed Irrigation System Promotion Trust, Nepal [FMIST] (Prachanda Pradhan)

Rural out-migration and the feminization of agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa


Principal Investigator: Jordan Chamberlin (CIMMYT)

Cristina Ramos, Rahma Adams and Lone Badstue (CIMMYT)

Changing gender roles and implications for scalable gender inclusive climate resilient agriculture technology

RESEARCH TEAM and partners:

Principal Investigators: Nozomi Kawarazuka (CIP-RTB), Elisabeth Simelton (ICRAF-CCAFS)

Farmers’ Union Ha Tinh province
Women’s Union and Youth Union, Ha Tinh province,
Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ha Tinh province,
Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Ha Tinh province
Scaling team: CARE International Vietnam, GIZ

Exploring feminization of agriculture through gender dynamics across scales


Principal Investigator: Alessandra Galie (ILRI)

Catherine Pfeifer, Stephen Oloo (ILRI)

Scrutinizing the ‘feminization of agriculture’ hypothesis: A study on the gendered evolution of labor force participation in agriculture and forestry in Indonesia 1993 – 2018


Principal Investigator: Bimbika Sijapati Basnett (CIFOR)

Kartika Juniwaty (University of Indonesia)
Indrawan Suryadi, (CIFOR)
Marlene Elias (Bioversity International)

Gender and generational dynamics in land restoration amid male out-migration: Strengthening the evidence base through cross-country analyses


Principal Investigator: Marlene Elias (Bioversity International),

Barbara Vinceti (Bioversity International), Jennifer Twyman (CIAT), Ana-Maria Paez Valencia (ICRAF), Mary Crossland (Bangor University), Kai Mausch (ICRAF), Leigh Winowiecki (ICRAF)

Gender and feminization processes in wheat agriculture in South Asia


Principal Investigator: Lone Badstue (CIMMYT)

Vijesh Krishna (CIMMYT), Cathy Farnworth (Consultant), Preeti Bharati

Gender and Youth Employment in Agricultural Value Chains


Principal Investigator: Kate Ambler (IFPRI)

Sylvan Herskowitz (IFPRI), Ricardo Labarta (CIAT)

The use of ICTs to challenge gender stereotypes and empower women farmers in the age of feminization of agriculture


Principal Investigator: Bjorn van Campenhout (IFPRI)

David Spielman (IFPRI), Els Lecoutere (University of Antwerp)