Scoping study on mainstreaming gender and social inclusion in wheat research in Indo-Gangetic Plains for CIMMYT (International Centre for Wheat and Maize)
in partnership with the Glasgow Caledonian University recently
completed a scoping study for WHEAT‐CRP on “Integration of Gender and
Social Equity in R4Don Wheat-Based Systems in South Asia” for CIMMYT
(International Centre for Wheat and Maize). The key research questions
explored by the scoping study were as follows.
How are gender and social equity issues around agricultural research are currently being addressed in South Asia?
How can gender and social equity issues be tackled in future wheat research in South Asia?
study involved a background study on experiences to date on gender and
social equity, analysis of national policies on gender and social
equity, country level stakeholder analysis and social actor analysis
around specific cases.