The report by the publisher Elsevier found that despite their moderate advances, women still published fewer articles than men, and were much less likely to be listed as first or last authors on a paper. Citation rates, however, were roughly equal: although female authors were cited slightly less than male authors, work authored by women was downloaded at slightly higher rates.
Women represent 70% of African smallholder chicken producers. Chickens can be a real way out of difficult livelihoods for these women and the households they attend to. A new project, SciDev.Net recently reported, is aiming at leveraging this potential in novel ways.
Innovation platforms are widely used in agricultural research to connect different stakeholders to achieve common goals. This fourteenth brief reflects on ways that the needs and interests of women can be fully addresses in innovation platforms.
In marking this year’s International Women’s Day on 8 March 2015, this article shares the experiences of women graduate fellows at ILRI in an effort to encourage other young women who aspire to become scientists.
What is the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish doing to develop capacity to enhance smallholder agricultural value chains in Asia, Africa and Latin America? Take a look at this wonderfully animated 6-minute video to find out.
From 18-20 August, the Africa RISING project in Ethiopia joined forces with the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish to hold a gender training for staff and partners in both projects.
You don’t read French? Read the English version of this post here. L’Institut international de recherche sur l’élevage (ILRI) et CTA invitent les acteurs du développement et chercheurs à contribuer au Séminaire sur les chaînes de valeur lait en Afrique, qui aura lieu à Nairobi (Kenya) du 21 au 24 septembre 2014. L’objectif de ce …