NEW FROM IFPRI ON GENDER SPRING 2010

IFPRI Discussion Papers Engendering Agricultural Research Ruth Meinzen-Dick,  Agnes Quisumbing, Julia Behrman, Patricia Biermayr-Jenzano, Vicki Wilde, Marco Noordeloos, Catherine Ragasa and Nienke Beintema. A review of empirical evidence on gender differences in nonland agricultural inputs, technology, and services in developing countries Amber Peterman, Julia Behrman and Agnes Quisumbing. Patterns and Trends of Child and Maternal >> Read more

Resource: New IFPRI Dataset on Chronic Poverty and Long Term Impact Study in Bangladesh

The Chronic Poverty and Long Term Impact Study in Bangladesh project, which focuses on 102 villages characteristic of rural Bangladesh, aims to further our understanding of the economic, social and political processes that shape chronic poverty in Bangladesh together with the impact of selected anti-poverty interventions on poverty dynamics. After initial community level fieldwork approximately >> Read more

Publication: Patterns and trends of child and maternal nutrition inequalities in Nigeria

Author: Omilola, Babatunde (IFPRI) IFPRI Discussion Paper. Despite the fact that nonincome dimensions of well-being such as nutrition and health are now placed on the global development agenda, substantial gaps remain in our knowledge about patterns and trends in nutrition inequalities in many developing countries. The main objective of this paper is to document a >> Read more

Resource: ‘Engendering Agricultural Reseach’ GCARD presentation

At the Global Conferences on Agricultural Research for Development (G CARD) in Montpelier France, IFPRI's Ruth Meinzen Dick presented on 'Engendering Agricultural Research' a paper co-written by Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Agnes Quisumbing, Julia Behrman, Patricia Biermayr-Jenzano, Vicki Wilde, Marco Noordeloos, Catherine Ragasa & Nienke Beintema To see this GCARD Engendering Agricultural Research power point presentation For >> Read more

Multimedia: Beautiful Photo Presentation on Women in Agriculture

The Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD) will be held in Montpellier France at the end of this month.  For a session at this conference, IFPRI, CG Gender & Diversity and several partner organizations created a slide show that visually illustrates the many roles women around the world play in agriculture. GCARD Photo >> Read more

Events: Intl. Women’s Day & IFPRI Events

Monday March 8 was International Women’s Day and throughout the month a number of IFPRI researchers will be presenting relevant work on gender.  For more information on any of these events or to request related documents please contact J.Behrman@cgiar.org. March 9:  Agnes Quisumbing (PHN) will speak at a UN panel on “Gender equality and poverty >> Read more