Research and innovation
Gender experts from across the CGIAR met in Montpellier in the week of 17 June, 2013 to explore how to bring a stronger gender focus across international research work in the CGIAR and its new Research-for-development Programmes (CRPs).The gender agenda features prominently in new...Read more
Fishery changes, caused by modernization and mechanization, globalization and environmental disasters, shift the working spaces, continually destroy and create jobs and livelihoods, and bring greater overlaps in women’s and men’s roles in the household, factory and market place.
“Gender and fisheries studies, therefore, are increasingly addressing these changes and how...Read more
One of the challenges with the introduction of promising, new agricultural technologies is understanding at whose cost agriculture is made more productive and profitable, and whether men and women benefit equitably.
“Agricultural intensification and development are inextricably bound up in social and gendered processes,” says Johanna Bergman Lodin, who has spent years researching the...Read more
In March of this year, the ITU and UNESCO-sponsored Broadband Commission for Digital Development met in Mexico City to endorse a new report coordinated by UNESCO, entitled ‘Technology, Broadband and...Read more
Women play an important role in the global ricesector as both paid and unpaid family labor. Inmany parts of Asia, women contribute at least half of the total labor input in rice production, performing backbreaking tasks such as transplanting and weeding. After harvest, it is usually the women who take care of seed storage and processing of rice (drying, milling...Read more
In this video message, Prof. MS Swaminathan, Patron of the Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP), underlines the importance of working together for women`s rights in agriculture. He emphasizes that women are the managers of food security at the household level, they...Read more
Source: CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish
The current widespread recognition of the importance of integrating gender into development is reflected in the growing prominence of gender strategies for research and development organizations, the emergence of compelling approaches for gender integration, and...Read more
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