Transforming gender norms in agriculture for greater development impact

27 June, 2014 by (comments)

The CGIAR has embarked on a global study of gender norms to increase the development impact of its research programs. The study intends to further our understanding of influential gender dynamics, so that programs can be better targeted and innovations better designed. Women represent 43% of the world’s agricultural labor force. Yet, unequal social relations and “gender norms” tendRead More …

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Traditional linear research is no longer valid

25 May, 2009 by (comments)

Speaking about her poster at last week’s CIAT knowledge sharing week, Myriam Sánchez, Director of Corporación Biotec in Colombia explains how her organization works through innovation systems. She argues that “traditional linear research is no longer valid, we need to go into more complex systems.” It is also important to recognize that “the users have a lot of knowledgeRead More …

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