My research focuses around several broad themes:
Current Research Projects include:
The strategic gender research of the CGIAR Program on Policies, Institutions and Markets focuses on identifying best practices in the collection and analysis of sex-disaggregated and challenging gender myths in agriculture. I am on the PIM management committee and lead the strategic gender work.
The Gender, Agriculture and Assets Project, in its second phase, will adaptand validate a measure of women's empowerment that can be used by agricultural development projects to diagnose key areas of empowerment, design strategies to increase empowerment, and monitor outcomes.