technology adoption

TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION

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Targeting women directly with relevant information in ways that are appealing increases their agency, access to resources, and achievements in farming.
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Why haven’t farmers’ varieties yet found a place in national and global seed markets? And what can be done to change this?
EnGendering Data Blog
Disentangling information and role model effects on women's empowerment in rural Uganda.
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Bt eggplant leads to a 95% reduction in the fruit and shoot borer infestation along with 42% increase in yields.
Publications
The new study provides the first evidence of a direct association between Bt gene expression in cotton and health benefits for farmers.
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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.
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Thomson Reuters News Foundation published an op-ed by IFPRI researchers Gashaw Tadesse Abate, Tanguy Bernard, Alan de Brauw, and Nicholas Minot, who examined the impact of Ethiopia’s Wheat Initiative on farmers’ yields to understand how programs can boost wheat yields in underperforming areas.
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Researchers have sought to understand what keeps women’s observed rates of agricultural technology adoption low. But what happens after a new technology is adopted by a household? Do women’s lives really become better? Are they more empowered? A new paper explores these questions using the example of adopting small-scale irrigation technologies in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Tanzania.
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Policy seminar co-organized by CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC); International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); and CGIAR Research