“Feminization of agriculture” call for proposals: Five projects selected


by PIM | October 11, 2018

Watch this June 10, 2021 webinar presenting results of the projects

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research announced five proposals selected as part of the 2018 cross-CGIAR research call on the topic "Feminization of agriculture: Building evidence to debunk myths on current challenges and opportunities". The teams will work on the projects from October 2018 to March 2020. Funding is provided by the Collaborative Platform and the CGIAR Research Programs and Centers involved (minimum 50%). The selected proposals were announced during the Platform's Annual Scientific Conference on 25 – 28 September 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Photo credit: CIAT/CCAFS

Selected proposals

Migration and Gender Dynamics in Irrigation Governance in Nepal

Research team and partners:
Principal Investigator: Ruth Meinzen-Dick (IFPRI)
Wei Zhang, Sophie Theis, Hagar ElDidi (IFPRI)
Diana Suhardiman, Deepa Joshi (IWMI)
Farmer Managed Irrigation System Promotion Trust, Nepal [FMIST] (Prachanda Pradhan)

Rural out-migration and the feminization of agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa

Research team:
Principal Investigator: Jordan Chamberlin (CIMMYT)
Cristina Ramos, Rahma Adams, and Lone Badstue (CIMMYT)

Changing gender roles and implications for scalable gender inclusive climate resilient agriculture technology

Research team and partners:
Principal Investigators: Nozomi Kawarazuka (CIP-RTB), Elisabeth Simelton (ICRAF-CCAFS)
Farmers’ Union Ha Tinh province
Women’s Union and Youth Union, Ha Tinh province,
Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ha Tinh province,
Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Ha Tinh province
Scaling team: CARE International Vietnam, GIZ

Exploring feminization of agriculture through gender dynamics across scales

Research team:
Principal Investigator: Alessandra Galie (ILRI)
Catherine Pfeifer, Stephen Oloo (ILRI)

Scrutinizing the ‘feminization of agriculture’ hypothesis: A study on the gendered evolution of labor force participation in agriculture and forestry in Indonesia 1993 – 2018

Research team:
Principal Investigator: Bimbika Sijapati Basnett (CIFOR)
Kartika Juniwaty (University of Indonesia)
Indrawan Suryadi, (CIFOR)
Marlene Elias (Bioversity International)