Land Matters for Women: Devex Campaign

PIM is co-sponsoring a Devex campaign Land Matters for Women as part of a month-long effort to highlight the importance of land for international development and showcase innovative solutions to land issues. The Devex campaign will focus on a number of key sectors affected by the availability, degradation, and use of land. Throughout September, Land >> Read more

Data Needs for Gender Research: Seminar

On 8 July 2013, Cheryl Doss, Gender Lead for PIM, presented a talk on “Data Needs for Gender Analysis” as part of the Gender Methods Seminar Series hosted by IFPRI’s Gender Task Force.  The seminar drew from insights from research on household data collected in Kenya, Ecuador, Ghana, and Karnataka, India. Throughout the seminar, Doss >> Read more

August 2013 Agricultural Extension Week

The African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) is hosting an Agricultural Extension Week from 5-10 August 2013 in Gaborone, Botswana.  The theme of the event is "Value Chain Approach in Agricultural Development: Coping with New Demands for Agricultural Advisory Services".  Sub-themes of the conference will include ICT, gender, climate change adaptation and mitigation, extension >> Read more

Karen Brooks on generating knowledge to improve policies, institutions, and markets

The following post was originally published on CGIAR Consortium News. Experience shows that sound policies have been fundamental to rapid agricultural growth in recent times. But policy, institutional and market constraints to agricultural growth are still significant in many parts of the developing world, especially in areas where growth is most urgently required. Projections indicate >> Read more