Ethiopian Network - Gender Equality in Agriculture

MoANR Women's Affairs Directorate

moderated by Meskerem Niesette Ritmeester

The MoANR’s Women Affairs Directorate (WAD) as per its mandate has taken the initiative to establish, lead and coordinate a network - Ethiopian Network for Gender Equality in Agriculture (ENGEA), of all partners who have been working and are aspiring to engage and make gender one of their critical agenda in the agriculture sector. The Network is aimed at bringing efforts together for better sharing, networking, building the knowledge base and increased efficiency in the implementation and delivery of programmes/projects and policies (Please see TOR). The Network is chaired by the Women's Affairs Directorate of the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Membership to the Network is open to all actors that are engaged in addressing gender inequality issues  in agricultural sector including government, development partners, NGOs, experts, researchers. The Network was officially established on December 29th 2015 in Addis Ababa, and has since held three meetings to date. 




Summary available of Second Forum Meeting on Gender in GRAD project

Please find a summary of the Gender in GRAD Project presentation – Strategies, Challenges and Outcomes” of Semhal Getachew who is the Gender and Youth Advisor at CARE. This forum meeting is the second in a series and organized by the Ethiopian Network - Gender Equality in Agriculture (ENGEA). This meeting was attended by 20 network members. 

Click here to access the PowerPoint Presentation.


Report out! The first platform meeting of the ENGEA on Rural Land Administration Law from Gender Perspectives

The presentation on “Rural Land Administration Law from Gender Perspectives” was made by Selam Gebretsion who is a Gender Specialist Land Administration to Nurture Development (LAND) Project which is financed by USAID. The project has been active since 2013 and will continue until 2018.

The program was organized by The Ethiopian Network for Gender Equality in Agriculture (ENGEA) which was established 1 year ago. The purpose of the presentation is in line with one of the network’s objective of creating a platform for sharing information, managing knowledge and experience among government and development partners”.

The Rural Land Administration Law from gender Perspective is the first in a series and was attended by 20 network members.

Please read a short summary of the paper presentation meeting here.

jan
05

The Rural Land Administration Law from Gender Perspectives

Event posted by in Ethiopian Network - Gender Equality in Agriculture
  05 January 2017, 14:00-16:00
  ATA Office

The Ethiopian Network for Gender Equality in Agriculture (ENGEA) has organized the first forum in a series to raise awareness on gender issues. The first forum will have a presentation by Ethiopian Land Administration to Nurture Development (LAND) project.

Selam Gebretsion, gender specialist for the LAND project, will present her paper on 'Rural Land Administration Law from Gender Perspectives'.

The objective of this first forum will be to learn more and exchange insights regarding Ethiopian women farmers' challenges to land access.






INTERNATIONAL COURSE ON AGRIBUSINESS - Dear members of the Ethiopian Network for Gender Equality in Agriculture (ENGEA), please access the link below for an opportunity to upgrade your skill and knowledge in Agribusiness sector. 

We wish you best of luck. 



Anne Marie Kortleve Thanks for sharing Hibiete! Can you also post it as an event? In that way it will also appear on the Gender calendar and events overview. Thank you!

2 months 1 week ago

Seblewongel Deneke The meeting went well and thanks to all who attended. The proceeding and presentations will be posted soon

1 month 2 weeks ago

dec
08

Ethiopian Network for Gender Equality in Agriculture

Event posted by in Ethiopian Network - Gender Equality in Agriculture
  08 December 2016 to 09 December 2016 - All Day Event
  Getfam Hotel

The "Ethiopian Network for Gender Equality in Agriculture" will hold its 4th bi-annual workshop on the 8 and 9th Dec. 2016 at Getfam Hotel, Addis Ababa.



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NEW Interactive E-Learning Module on Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture from FAO


>>>> Improving Nutrition through Agriculture and Food Systems <<<<</a>

This NEW module is designed to assist professionals from any fields related to agriculture and food systems that are involved in designing and implementing nutrition-sensitive policies and investments.


Other available FAO E-learning courses in this area are: 

- Nutrition, Food Security and Livelihoods: Basic concepts: short course on the basics of nutrition.

 - Agreeing on causes of malnutrition for joint action: A key resource to improve the understanding of the multi-sectoral causes of malnutrition and support integrated nutrition planning.

 - Gender in Food and Nutrition Security:  This course provides guidance on how to design and implement agriculture policies and programmes that are gender-responsive, sustainable, contributing to gender equality, and therefore able to improve food and nutrition security.

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Posted 4 months 1 week ago

NEW Interactive E-Learning Module on Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture from FAO


>>>> Improving Nutrition through Agriculture and Food Systems <<<<</a>

This NEW module is designed to assist professionals from any fields related to agriculture and food systems that are involved in designing and implementing nutrition-sensitive policies and investments.


Other available FAO E-learning courses in this area are: 

- Nutrition, Food Security and Livelihoods: Basic concepts: short course on the basics of nutrition.

 - Agreeing on causes of malnutrition for joint action: A key resource to improve the understanding of the multi-sectoral causes of malnutrition and support integrated nutrition planning.

 - Gender in Food and Nutrition Security:  This course provides guidance on how to design and implement agriculture policies and programmes that are gender-responsive, sustainable, contributing to gender equality, and therefore able to improve food and nutrition security.

... Read more

Didier MUYIRAMYE Thanks Meskerem

4 months 1 week ago

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Posted 1 year 6 months ago

Received via IFPRI and PAEPARD

Call for concept notes: Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project (GAAP 2)

The International Food Policy Research Institute has received a second round of support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to adapt and validate a measure of women’s empowerment that agricultural development projects can use to diagnose key areas of women’s (and men’s) disempowerment, design appropriate strategies to address deficiencies, and monitor project outcomes related to women’s empowerment. This empowerment measure will be based on the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) developed by IFPRI, USAID, and OPHI (Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative), but will be adapted for project use.

This second round, called GAAP2, will run for five years (2015-2020) and will build on the experience of the Gender, Agriculture and Assets Project (GAAP, 2010-2014), which worked with a set of agricultural development projects to incorporate gender into their M&

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jun
09

Gender excursion to Zeway

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
  09 June 2015, All Day Event
  Zeway

Dear members,

As part of the Gender-In–Agricultural-Value-Chains platform’s 2015 programme, AgriProfocus and Send-a-Cow jointly organise an excursion to Send-a-Cow’ s THM project in Zeway, on Tuesday June 9. Please find the programme below.

We have space for 20 people; Gender-platform members have privilege.

We will go by bus and leave early, at 07:00 in the morning (And sa’at) from a central location in Addis Abeba. We will be back around 6 pm.

You can join only by registering HERE

After registration we will send you the exact details of departure and the programme of the day

The aim of the excursion is :

(1) to provide a networking and knowledge–exchange opportunity for professionals involved in Gender in agricultural development and in Home gardens,

(2) to actively involve gender and home-garden-professionals in a SWOT discussion about the opportunities of applying this Transformative Household Methodologies approach in Ethiopia

Preliminary programme:

06:30- 07:00 assemble at

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