Bangladesh is the first South Asian country to approve commercial cultivation of a genetically modified food crop: brinjal (eggplant). Although advancements in agricultural biotechnology like Bt brinjal could accelerate food production to meet the demand of Bangladesh’s growing population, farmers’ and consumers’ food safety remains a top priority. To this end, the Ministry of Agriculture […]
WEAI4VC, a pilot project led jointly by IFPRI and USAID, aims to improve our understandings of how empowerment varies along the agricultural value chain.
Gender trainings will help researchers learn how to empower women in Bangladesh.
Through field-level trainings for farm households, the Agriculture, Nutrition, and Gender Linkages (ANGeL) project is exploring how who trains you—a man or a woman—affects behavior change. In the ANGeL Project, female community nutrition workers (CNWs) are key conduits of nutrition knowledge. IFPRI and Helen Keller International recently brought together 25 CNWs for a focused training on […]