The role of income and empowerment on nutrition: upcoming webinar

Agricultural livelihoods affect nutrition of individual household members through multiple pathways and interactions. This ultimately raises the question - how might these different routes translate into activity implementation? Two Feed the Future activities, the Integrated Improved Livelihoods Program (IILP) and The Rwanda Dairy Competitiveness Program II (RDCP), provide an opportunity to examine alternative approaches to >> Read more

Second A4NH Gender-Nutrition Methods Workshop: Nutrition and Women’s Empowerment

On December 2-4, 2014, the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) held the second annual Gender and Nutrition Methods Workshop, hosted by Bioversity International in Rome. Following the successful first A4NH gender-nutrition workshop held in 2013 in Nairobi, this year convened over 40 researchers and practitioners representing 9 CGIAR Research Programs >> Read more

Much ado about decision-making: Musings on collecting gender and empowerment measures in program evaluations

Amber Peterman is an Assistant Research Professor of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and former Research Fellow in the Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). She will be co-leading a training session on decision-making indicators with Deanna Olney of IFPRI and Ana >> Read more

Why we need a gender and empowerment development outcome

How important is it to consider gender and empowerment as distinct development outcomes of agriculture research? If our research programs are targeting women or other marginal groups to benefit from key outcomes like improved income, productivity, or nutrition, what’s left to measure in a gender and empowerment outcome?   Nancy Johnson, Senior Research Fellow for >> Read more