Reducing the gender gap in agricultural extension and advisory services

Author: Manfre, C.; Rubin, D. | Publication Date: 2012
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This presentation is based on the paper that was a collective effort of the MEAS Gender Working Group entitled “Reducing the gender gap in agricultural extension and advisory services: How to find the best fit for men and women farmers”. Continue reading

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Gender, Agriculture, and Climate Change: Training Materials

Training Materials This site provides the agenda, presentations, and handouts for the gender workshop conducted for the Regional Economic Growth Initiative (REGI) missions in East Africa. The workshop was held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in March 2012 and led by Deborah Rubin, Director, Cultural Practice, LLC. Continue reading

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USAID/East Africa: Report on the Regional Workshop on Gender, Agriculture, and Global Climate Change, March 20-23, 2012

This report summarizes the proceedings of a regional workshop on integrating attention to gender into agriculture and global climate change (GCC) programming in East Africa. It was held March 20-23, 2012 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It was an outgrowth of an eighteen month process to identify key gender issues […] Continue reading

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USAID/East Africa Gender Assessment for Agriculture and Climate Change

This report presents the findings of the second phase of a larger assignment to address gender issues related to design and implementation of the United States Agency for International Development/East Africa (USAID/EA) Regional Economic Growth and Integration (REGI) program. The effort was supported by a task order issued by the […] Continue reading

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Gender Background Report Volume II: Gender-focused Recommendations and Action Plan for USAID/Bolivia

This two-volume background report includes a gender analysis that summarizes the gender disparities in key programmatic sectors in which USAID has been working, examines why they exist, and suggests some possible approaches to reduce inequalities. This report, Volume II is a draft gender action plan, consisting of an application of […] Continue reading

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Gender Background Report Volume I: Gender Analysis for USAID/Bolivia

In 2013 USAID/Bolivia will develop a new Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) in support of Bolivia’s National Development Plan. The two prospective development objectives (DOs) in health and environment are likely to focus on reducing the social and economic exclusion of historically disadvantaged Bolivian populations. Activities under the new strategy […] Continue reading

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Applying gender-responsive value chain analysis in (EAS)

Author: Rubin, D.; Manfre, C. | Publication Date: 2012
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The most recent shifts in agricultural extension and advisory services (EAS) parallel the growing complexity of the global food system. A diversity of actors, from smallholder farmers to multinational food corporations, each with different needs, objectives, strengths and weaknesses now operate in the sector. Not only do they each have […] Continue reading

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Gender, Assets, and Agricultural Development Programs: A Conceptual Framework

Being able to access, control, and own productive assets such as land, labor, finance, and social capital enables people to create stable and productive lives. Yet relatively little is known about how agricultural development programs can most effectively deliver these outcomes of well-being, empowerment, and higher income in a way […] Continue reading

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Gender Mainstreaming Strategy for the AGRA Policy Program

Gender Integration in USAID/Mali Accelerated Economic Growth Program Report on Technical Assistance Activity