Interviewing spouses: Separately or together?

EnGendering Data Blog There is an emerging literature about the importance of interviewing both a man and a woman within each household in household surveys.  Yet little attention has been given to the question of whether spouses should be interviewed separately or together. 

JOB OPPORTUNITY: IFPRI/PIM Associate Research Fellow with gender focus

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is recruiting an Associate Research Fellow (ARF) to further the analytical work on gender undertaken within the Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) portfolio, with particular focus on how constraints associated with gender affect adoption of improved technologies and management practices and attainment of food security, asset accumulation, and >> Read more

Enhancing women’s assets to manage risk under climate change: potential for group-based approaches

PIM’s lead center IFPRI has just released a collections of notes under the project “Enhancing Women’s Assets to Manage Risk under Climate Change: Potential for Group-Based Approaches”. The project aims to help poor women farmers and pastoralists in Africa south of the Sahara and South Asia—especially those in Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, and Bangladesh—manage risks under >> Read more

Reducing the gender asset gap through agricultural development

The Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project (GAAP), jointly led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, PIM, and United Nations Foundation, has just released a new Technical Resource Guide, Reducing the Gender Asset Gap through Agricultural Development. Assets are fundamental >> Read more

African Dairy Value Chain Seminar: lessons, tools, approaches to African dairy development

As we've already reported earlier, in September 2014, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU(CTA) organized a dairy value chain seminar with support from the CGIAR Research Programs on Policies, Institutions, and Markets and on Livestock and Fish. The main topics of discussion were: African smallholder inclusion into dairy value chains Private-sector >> Read more