Ruth Meinzen-Dick

Ruth Meinzen-Dick is a Senior Research Fellow in the Environment and Production Technology Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) where she leads research on the governance of natural resources, agricultural development, and gender issues.   She is Coordinator of the CGIAR program on Collective Action and Property Rights (CAPRi) and co-developer of the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index. Her role in G-CAN is to support analysis of gender issues and links to climate-resilient agriculture.  She holds a PhD in Development Sociologist from Cornell University.