Agriculture is central to the livelihoods of the rural poor and in the attainment of suitable development goals; gender equality further plays a crucial role in the achievement of these goals. However, gender differences arising from the socially constructed relationships between men and women affect the distribution of resources between them and cause many disparities in development. Consequently; gender issues must be addressed because agriculture can be the engine of growth that is necessary to reduce food insecurity and rural poverty. This training course is therefore intended to help participants address gender issues and integrate gender-responsive actions in the design and implementation of agricultural projects and rural development programs.
At the end of the training, the learner will be able to:
Event posted by
Meskerem Niesette Ritmeester
in Ethiopian Network - Gender Equality in Agriculture
05 May 2017, 14:00-15:30
ILRI Campus, Lalibela Auditorium (Gurde Shola, Addis Ababa)
You are cordially invited to a panel presentation
on "Understanding gender in agriculture in Ethiopia" hosted by CIMMYT and chaired by
Dr. Kristie Drucza. The Seminar will take place on Friday May 5, 2017 at 2PM-3:30PM in the Lalibela Auditorium of the ILRI Campus (Gurde Shola, Addis Ababa).
The following four different presentations will be provided to you during this Seminar:
1. Data mining results: What three
different quantitative surveys tell us about gender (Presented by Dagmawit
2. What promising gender approaches and methodologies are being used in Ethiopia’s agricultural sector (results from stakeholder consultations) and what does best-practice gender mainstreaming look like? (Presented by Wondimu Abebe)
3. ‘What works’ (and what does not work) for
gender/social norm changes in agricultural development projects? Initial
results from a meta-evaluation on 18 external evaluations from agricultural
programs in Ethiopia (presented by Emily Springer)
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My experience with AgriProFocus 4th gender trajectory 2016.
I have gained a lot of knowledge from this gender trajectory for example I have learnt how to build a good case study, develop a Gender action plan, formulate a Gender policy and follow up on its indicators during and after program implementation.I am sure this will go a long way in improvinig the performance of my organization in its effort to mainstream gender in barley and beans value chains in Kabale, Kanungu, Kisoro and Rubanda districts