Cash transfers and intimate partner violence

Cash transfers are a promising tool to reduce intimate partner violence, but can they be effective across diverse contexts and program design? In this blog, Melissa Hidrobo and Shalini Roy identify three policy-relevant knowledge gaps related to the potential of transfer programs to reduce IPV, then address them drawing on case studies from Ecuador, Bangladesh, and Mali.

Considering gender in irrigation: Technology adoption for women farmers

IFPRI researchers Elizabeth Bryan and Hagar ElDidi discuss the differences in how the costs and benefits of small-scale irrigation technologies are distributed among men and women within the same households, how this is linked to women's empowerment, and what should be done to ensure that women participate in and benefit from irrigation.

Brochure: Gender research in PIM

Progress toward gender equality enhances inclusion and promotes effective development. Gender bias contributes to underlying causes of all the grand challenges identified by CGIAR. Scientists supported by the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) are working to provide solutions to eliminate this bias. The new brochure summarizes selected recent findings and outcomes from the gender research in PIM.

New book guides policymakers to address climate change impacts on agriculture in the Philippines

New resource suggests climate adaptation strategies, as well as investment and policy options in the Philippine agriculture sector.

What happens when you incentivize primary education in Uganda

To move from universal primary access to universal primary education, countries must provide key instructional resources for all students and hold educators accountable for the achievement of all students.