WEBINAR: Gender and Agricultural Risk, May 18

Gender and Agricultural Risk: A Gendered Approach to Agricultural Risk Assessments and Management Strategies May 18, 10am EDT RSVP for the May 18 Webinar HERE  Carlos Arce, with Åsa Giertz and Sanna-Liisa Taivalmaa Differences in social, cultural, geographic, and economic contexts at the country level call for a tailored approach that takes into account the >> Read more

Don’t risk your health for nutrition!: Why gender matters for food safety

Some of the foods that would most enhance nutrition in diets in the developing world are also the riskiest in terms of food safety. Numerous health risks exist along the value chain for livestock and fish products, from production to consumption. In this post on the Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange >> Read more

IFPRI Gender Methods Seminar: Managing Risk with Insurance and Savings: Experimental Evidence for Male and Female Farm Managers in West Africa

Presented by Clara Delavallade, Research Fellow, IFPRI Markets, Trades, and Institutions Department The public is welcome to join the seminar via GoToMeeting (instructions below). The screencast of this event is available here, and the Powerpoint presentation here. Abstract: Despite growing policy interest in offering financial products to help rural households manage risk, the literature is still >> Read more

Enhancing women’s assets to manage risk under climate change

A new volume of policy notes summarizes the findings from the project "Enhancing Women's Assets to Manage Risk under Climate Change: Potential for Group-Based Approaches." From the IFPRI Research Program on Climate Change, Collective Action, and Women's Assets, the notes in this collection explore how to protect or strengthen women’s control over critical assets, including natural >> Read more