IFPRI/PIM team receives World Bank Group, SVRI Award for Innovations to Prevent Gender-Based Violence

Adapted from the original World Bank post PIM is excited to congratulate our current and former IFPRI colleagues Akhter Ahmed, Melissa Hidrobo, John Hoddinott, and Shalini Roy with the reception of the Award for Innovations to Prevent Gender-Based Violence from the World Bank Group and nonprofit Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI). They were among nine teams from >> Read more

Webinar: Collecting sex-disaggregated agricultural data through surveys

Date: April 21, 2016, 1pm-2:30pm EST PIM Gender team members Cheryl Doss and Caitlin Kieran invited participants to discuss how the "Standards for collecting sex-disaggregated data for gender analysis" drafted by PIM in 2014 have been used to date, with a specific focus on lessons learned by CGIAR centers and external partners. 

Mining gender information in policy research

To date, this blog has highlighted many of the challenges faced when collecting sex-disaggregated data through household surveys. In this post, we shift our focus to the complexities of assessing gender integration in policy documents. We spoke with Tatiana Gumucio, a Gender Postdoctoral Researcher at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) about the evaluation >> Read more

Reinforcing the gender lens in research on value chains and technology adoption

The CGIAR Research Programs on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) and on Roots, Tubers, and Bananas (RTB) have been collaborating on reinforcing the gender focus in research on value chains development and technology adoption for a few years now. In this post, our colleagues from the International Potato Center (CIP) share some recent updates on >> Read more

What do we mean by ‘women’s crops’?

“Women’s crops” is a familiar feature in writing about smallholder agriculture in Africa south of the Sahara. Although not always easy to define, they generally refer to crops grown by women for home consumption rather than for sale. The growth of domestic and regional markets has opened new opportunities for commercializing these crops. This is >> Read more