Killer factcheck: ‘Women own 2% of land’ = not true. What do we really know about women and land?

This blog was originally written for oxfamblogs. Cheryl Doss argues that (as with ‘70% of the world’s poor are women‘) we need to stop using the unfounded ‘women own 2% of theworld’s farmland’ stat, and start using some of the real numbers that are emerging (while also demanding much better gender data). Cheryl Doss is a >> Read more

PIM Brown Bags: Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa

The first PIM’s Brown Bag seminar in 2014 took place on February 27 at IFPRI and was dedicated to the topic of Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (with a presentation of the recently issued World Bank report on the topic).  The session showed great interest among our colleagues working in the area of agricultural and >> Read more

Upcoming Seminar on Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa

PIM is happy to invite all interested parties to attend or join virtually to our first brownbag seminar this year dedicated to the Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa. The seminar will take place at 12.00 pm on 27 February at IFPRI. The World Bank has recently issued a report on this topic, and we are inviting you to meet the authors >> Read more

Land Matters for Women: Devex Campaign

PIM is co-sponsoring a Devex campaign Land Matters for Women as part of a month-long effort to highlight the importance of land for international development and showcase innovative solutions to land issues. The Devex campaign will focus on a number of key sectors affected by the availability, degradation, and use of land. Throughout September, Land >> Read more