Archives for July 2014

Standards for collecting sex-disaggregated data for gender analysis

Given the increased attention to gender research, both within CGIAR and among external partners and donors, researchers are often expected to conduct gender analyses, which necessitates collecting relevant data. In order to assist CGIAR researchers in this process, PIM gender researchers, with contributions from and endorsement of the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network and the >> Read more

Two more things you need to know about sex-disaggregated data

Cross-posted from A4NH Gender-Nutrition Blog This month we’re continuing a conversation we started in May with two gender researchers from the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM). Cheryl Doss, an economist at Yale University, and Caitlin Kieran, Senior Research Assistant on gender for PIM at the International Food Policy Research Institute, tell us a bit >> Read more

Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) Conference focuses on growth, trade in Africa

The following is a slightly modified version of a story that was originally published on IFPRI’s Food Security Portal. Cross-posted from IFPRI Blogs. The last ten years have witnessed incredible economic and agricultural growth in Africa. Between 2000 and 2010, the continent was home to six of the ten fastest-growing economies in the world. However, can >> Read more

Gender and Agriculture: A Focus on Bangladesh

Cross-posted from A4NH On June 18th, IFPRI hosted a one-day workshop in Dhaka, Bangladesh, entitled “Gender and Agriculture: A Focus on Bangladesh,” attended by more than 90 participants. The workshop included presentations on multi-country agriculture and gender projects, with an emphasis on research results from Bangladesh. Chaired by Dr. Agnes Quisumbing, a senior research fellow >> Read more

Paving the Path for Gender Equality in Agriculture: Upcoming workshop

Cross-posted from REAP On July 8 & 9, 2014, the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) will host a two-day workshop on the role of gender in agriculture in Ethiopia. The workshop has been organized in partnership with the Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture’s Women’s Affairs Directorate, the EIAR, the Central Statistical Agency, the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency, and the International Food Policy >> Read more