Selected publications on Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture

  • Ahmad, Nuzhat and Khan, Huma. 2016. Measuring women’s disempowerment in agriculture in Pakistan. IFPRI Discussion Paper 1512. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). http://ebrary.ifpri.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15738coll2/id/130193
  • Alkire, Sabina; Meinzen-Dick, Ruth Suseela; Peterman, Amber; Quisumbing, Agnes R.; Seymour, Greg and Vaz, Ana. 2012. The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index. IFPRI Discussion Paper 1240. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute. http://ebrary.ifpri.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15738coll2/id/127346
  • Ambler, Kate; Doss, Cheryl; Kieran, Caitlin; and Passarelli, Simone. 2017. He says, she says: Exploring patterns of spousal agreement in Bangladesh. IFPRI Discussion Paper 1616. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). http://ebrary.ifpri.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15738coll2/id/131097
  • Bhagowalia, Priya; Menon, Purnima; Quisumbing, Agnes R.; Soundararajan, Vidhya. 2012. What Dimensions of Women’s Empowerment Matter Most for Child Nutrition? Evidence Using Nationally Representative Data from Bangladesh. IFPRI Discussion Paper 1192. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). http://ebrary.ifpri.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15738coll2/id/127005
  • Malapit, Hazel J.; and Quisumbing, Agnes R. 2015. What dimensions of women’s empowerment in agriculture matter for nutrition in Ghana? Food Policy 52(April 2015) 54 - 63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2015.02.003
  • Malapit, Hazel J.; Kadiyala, Suneetha; Quisumbing, Agnes R.; Cunningham, Kenda; and Tyagi, Parul. 2015. Women’s empowerment mitigates the negative effects of low production diversity on maternal and child nutrition in Nepal. The Journal of Development Studies. Special Issue: Farm-level Pathways to Improved Nutritional Status. 51(8): 1097 - 1123. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2015.1018904
  • Malapit, Hazel J.; Kovarik, Chiara; Sproule, Kathryn; Meinzen-Dick, Ruth Suseela; and Quisumbing, Agnes R. 2015. Instructional guide on the abbreviated Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (A-WEAI). Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). http://ebrary.ifpri.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15738coll2/id/129719
  • Malapit, Hazel J.; Sproule, Kathryn; and Kovarik, Chiara. 2016. Using cognitive interviewing to improve the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index survey instruments: Evidence from Bangladesh and Uganda. IFPRI Discussion Paper 1564. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). http://ebrary.ifpri.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15738coll2/id/130754
  • Malapit, Hazel J.; Sproule, Kathryn; Kovarik, Chiara; Meinzen-Dick, Ruth Suseela; Quisumbing, Agnes R.; Ramzan, Farzana; Hogue, Emily and Alkire, Sabina. 2014. Measuring progress toward empowerment: Women's empowerment in agriculture index: Baseline report. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). http://ebrary.ifpri.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15738coll2/id/128190
  • Malapit, Hazel J.; Sraboni, Esha; Quisumbing, Agnes R.; Ahmed, Akhter U. 2015. Gender empowerment gaps in agriculture and children’s well-being in Bangladesh. IFPRI Discussion Paper 1470. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). http://ebrary.ifpri.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15738coll2/id/129730
  • Measuring women’s empowerment in agriculture. PIM Outcome Note. 2016. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). http://ebrary.ifpri.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15738coll2/id/130729
  • Seymour, Gregory. 2017. Women's empowerment in agriculture: Implications for technical efficiency in rural Bangladesh. Agricultural Economics. Article in press. Available online 25 January 2017. https://doi.org/10.1111/agec.12352
  • Sraboni, Esha; Quisumbing, Agnes R.; Ahmed, Akhter U. 2013. The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI): Results from the 2011-2012 Bangladesh Integrated Household Survey. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). http://ebrary.ifpri.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15738coll2/id/127504
  • Yimer, Feiruz; Tadesse, Fanaye. 2015. Synopsis: Women’s empowerment in agriculture and dietary diversity in Ethiopia. ESSP II Research Note 55. Washington, D.C. and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI). http://ebrary.ifpri.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15738coll2/id/130335
  • Yimer, Feiruz; Tadesse, Fanaye. 2015. Women’s empowerment in agriculture and dietary diversity in Ethiopia. ESSP II Working Paper 80. Washington, D.C. and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI). http://ebrary.ifpri.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15738coll2/id/129781

Also see publications from Phase 1 of the Gender, Agriculture and Assets Project (GAAP) that was part of and supported by PIM from 2012 to 2014.