Standards for collecting sex-disaggregated data for gender analysis

Given the increased attention to gender research, both within CGIAR and among external partners and donors, researchers are often expected to conduct gender analyses, which necessitates collecting relevant data. In order to assist CGIAR researchers in this process, PIM gender researchers, with contributions from and endorsement of the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network and the >> Read more

PIM Impact Story: Volunteer farmer trainers change the way we think about extension

How most efficiently to help farming men and women access information and advice they need to be more effective managers of their enterprises is a puzzle not yet solved.  Progress in this area will increase returns to agricultural research, as farmers are more readily able to adopt, and will enhance incomes and well-being. Work led >> Read more

Women’s Individual and Joint Property Ownership: Effects on Household Decisionmaking

Researchers and policymakers increasingly recognize the important links between women’s property rights, household decisionmaking, and women’s empowerment. If you increase a woman’s property rights, you increase her bargaining power within the household, which can boost the productivity of that household and will also increase the woman’s overall empowerment. In their new IFPRI/PIM discussion paper Women’s >> Read more

Priority-setting Session at “Food Secure Arab World” conference in Beirut

Many thanks to the 104 participants who provided inputs during the research priority-setting session!