Venue: Indepth Research Services, Nairobi, Kenya.
Event Date: 16th - 20th April 2018.
Gender sensitivity in agricultural practices and extension is an important area that affects people from all walks of life. It entails gender equity, gender roles and further implies that roles should not be ascribed for instance to the females alone, or the males exclusively as this will amount to set back to the progress of agriculture. Gender equality refers to equal rights, responsibilities, and opportunities for women and men, girls and boys. It is the absence of discrimination on the basis of a person’s sex in opportunities, in the allocation of resources and benefits, or in access to services such as agricultural advice. It implies that the interests, needs, and priorities of both women and men are taken into consideration, recognizing the diversity among different groups o... Read more
Dear ENGEA members,
I am working on a training manual on Gender in Cooperatives. I would like to get in touch with organizations and respective experts working in the area. Please let me know.
Hibiete Tesfaye (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Senior Gender Consultant – F&S Ethiopia
The Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA), an agency focused on promoting agricultural sector transformation throughout Ethiopia, is currently seeking a motivated and innovative Senior Technical Expert, Gender Equality (STE).
In this role, the STE will:
· work closely with the Director of the Gender Team in identifying key gender issues and setting agenda for programming areas;
· provide content input to relevant teams in problem identification, in data gathering and analysis works, and in the identification, implementation and management of a set of interventions as identified by the team;
· focus on developing capacities within the ATA on gender and agriculture; and
· provide systematic capacity building support to stakeholders of ATA and gender program.
This is a unique opportunity for a passionate, driven, prob... Read more