Agri-Gender: Special issue on Gender and Policies, Markets, and Institutions

The Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security (Agri-Gender) and CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) celebrated the International Day of Rural Women (October 15) this year by the release of a new issue focused on making women more visible in agricultural policies, institutions, and markets. This is the first volume of a two-part special issue on Gender and Policies, Markets and Institutions, published in collaboration with and funded by PIM.  The issue is jointly edited by the Agri-Gender Editor-in-Chief Jemimah Njuki and PIM's Gender Lead Cheryl Doss.

This special issue is one of the products of the write-shop organized by Agri-Gender and PIM in July 2015 in order to build the capacity of agricultural researchers to conduct rigorous gender analyses and translate their research findings into recommendations.

Learn more about the issue on the AgriGender blog and see what's inside:

Identifying women farmers: Informal gender norms as institutional barriers to recognizing women’s contributions to agriculture.
Jennifer Twyman, Juliana Muriel and María Alejandra García
Abstract | Full Paper

Gender norms and the marketing of seeds and ware potatoes in Malawi
Netsayi N Mudege, Eliya Kapalasa,Tafadzwa Chevo, Ted Nyekanyeka, and Paul Demo
Abstract | Full Paper

Influencing Gender-Inclusive Climate Change Policies in Latin America
Tatiana Gumucio and Mariana Tafur Rueda
AbstractFull Paper

Fertilizer use on individually and jointly managed crop plots in Mozambique
Paswel Marenya, Menale Kassie and Emilio Tostao
Abstract | Full Paper

Featured image: Pineapple farmers in the Ntungamo district of Uganda. Flickr, CIAT. Photo by Neil Palmer.

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