This session on gender data aired live at the virtual 2020 CGIAR Convention on Big Data in Agriculture.
A lack of consistent keywords when tagging research is leading to holes in searches for gender research across CGIAR, the world’s largest network of agricultural researchers. A more systematic and sharper use of keywords when describing datasets will improve findability in searches.
CGIAR socio-economic researchers have developed a standardized set of farm household survey questions to improve dataset comparability over space and time.
On International Women’s Day, we call for gender equality in livestock data and outline key actions to close the gap.
Video-mediated extension is a useful tool to prompt learning and dialogue among communities, with women presenters shown to provide a role model for other women.